Click the Like button to get updates directly in your Facebook feed

VIDEO: Kayak Safety (The Quick Refresher)

A fast primer on not becoming a headline


Time to go all Troy McClure up in here:

“I’m sure you’ll be happy to hear that kayaking’s a remarkably safe sport.”

Why yes, Troy, I am happy to hear that!

There’s the wooden dialogue, the awkward hand gestures, the stock footage. But not everyone who rents a boat for the first time—or goes river touring for the thousandth—has safety down to a routine.

So leave it to us (via paddle sport retailer NRS) to be your boring dad: refresh your season with a quick video reminding you to wear a PFD, check the weather, and stay in sight of shore.

While you’re at it, take another gander at this video series on whitewater safety. And then maybe book a river trip for spring.

Via Duct Tape Diaries.

Comment on this story


0
0
0 Ratings
xxxxxxx
Related Searches
Like this story? Get the Active Times Updates
Get The Active Times in your inbox


Today on The Active Times
The Active Times Video Network
Northern Exposure
Pro kayaker Steve Fisher does some 3-D filming in the rivers of northern Minnesota. Courtesy Red Bull

Comment on This Story