Greg Parker 01/07/2018 | Posted in Instructional, Internationalisation, United States, Video, Whitewater
Many new kayakers are nervous about tipping over and being “trapped” underwater. Therefore, some of these new kayakers believe that it is faster or even safer to swim instead of setting up for a roll.
However, if we look at them side by side, we can see that a roll gets you out of the water quicker and maintains a low profile farther away from the river bottom. Check out the difference in this video clip and then go practice your roll!