Is it too late to swap kayaking for rafting?
Bad weather conditions? Try a touch of sarcasm
I can often be seen with quite a serious, stressed face as I learn how to kayak. Put me in a raft and everything changes! Hannah and I tried our hands at taking a two man raft down the Legacy course at Lee Valley White Water Centre before joining the LVPC Men’s Masters Raft Team, […]
Rollin’ Rollin’ Rollin’
Temperatures have been barely above freezing, I have been out on the water in the dark, and there have been times when I would have much rather have been curled up on my sofa at home. Since this is not an option, I’ve found myself resorting to a good old touch of sarcasm, as you […]
Capsizing is part and parcel of kayaking, especially when you’re a beginner, so knowing how to roll yourself back up is essential. I have spent the past three months learning how to do this in the pool at Gravesend with the expert help of Ian Whitcombe. The idea is that eventually the movements are committed […]