Troubleshoot Your Roll

Years ago, a buddy and I tied a couple of borrowed kayaks to his car and headed to the lake. Our mission was simple: we were going to learn to roll. We even had a book that was going to teach us how. We studied the crude line drawings, barely bothering to scan the accompanying text. We failed to roll even once. Now, with the benefit of hindsight and many successful (and a few less successful) rolls behind me, it’s time to present a few hints about the often elusive art of rolling…

 

PDF with illustrations and details on how to roll a kayak.

 

Cover shot of the adventure kayak magazineFor more rolling and self-rescue pointers, continue reading this technique feature here in Adventure Kayak, Early Summer 2007, or download our free iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch App or Android App.

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