August 25, 2017
One of the first things we want to do when getting ready to river SUP is learn the proper language. We want to be on the same page when talking about a river run and using the same terms is of utmost importance. This way, we can compare notes, make a plan, and adjust the plan when necessary.
A Glossary of Whitewater Terms to Get you Ready for River SUP
By SUP Magazine
The first step in becoming proficient at paddling swift-moving water and whitewater is learning the language of the river. Think of the rapid as a puzzle: The better you understand it, the better you’ll be able to navigate it. When you start understanding the way water moves, you can apply your paddling skills to the different features, set your angle, maintain forward momentum and stick your line down more-complex rapids. Once you start, you won’t want to stop.
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