How to Pick a Kayak Series – Part 1 – Whitewater vs Crossover

The Aquabatics Calgary ‘What type of paddler am I series’ is an online information source to try and help you decide what kind of kayaking is right for you. In this episode we tackle the often asked question for newer paddlers, should I get a pure whitewater boat or a crossover boat. In this video we ask a few questions to help you decide what works best for you.

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