March 01, 2017

The river eddy is the swirling of fluid and the reverse current created when the river water flows past an obstacle. The river creates a space devoid of downstream-flowing fluid on the downstream side of the object. A river eddy is most visible behind large emergent rocks in swift-flowing rivers.

Check out this great video on carving turns in the eddy.

 How to do a Carving Eddy Turn - Whitewater Kayaking

Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.