Paddle Sport Resource Guide
Written by Stephan Aarstol
Paddle sports are catching up with the masses as a new means of adventure. People looking for a change from the normal sports like tennis, football, basketball and volleyball; find paddle sports as a welcoming change. Canoeing and kayaking are popular paddle sports where a single person paddles in flatwater or in whitewater. Stand up paddle boarding, also called SUP, is an emerging watersport where the participant paddles while standing on an oversized surf board. It can be done on rivers, lakes, and in the ocean.
- learn how canoeing came into existence and what
factors promoted the growth of this water sports across
U.S. Canoe Association - Resources and information to promote canoeing in the United
- Organization that promotes river
conservation and paddlesports.
- Canoeing involves numerous disciplines.
Get a familiar with various styles and strokes of each discipline.
- Get a detailed view of all the essential
equipments one must take along while planning a canoeing
of Canoe Paddle
- Proper Canoe paddle plays an important
role in canoeing and allows you to enjoy it thoroughly.
Read the expert advice to make the best choice.
- If going for canoeing in summers, certain
steps must be taken to evade all dangers. Read the essential
tips of steering dry and keeping the danger at bay.
A Growing Sport
- Read a report based on a survey ,which
suggests that canoeing is emerging to be the fastest growing
- This document shed light on
the scientific aspect of canoe which includes its construction,
material engineering and design.
- Information about the various canoeing
competitions which are arranged by American canoe association.
- Merit badges are given to outstanding performers
in canoeing. Here is a list of criteria’s required
for securing merit badges.
- Travel through time and find out how kayaking
came into existence and spread to the world.
Building of Kayak - Find a guided step by step process, specially made for
school students to get simplified view on formation of kayak.
USACK - Organization based
in North Carolina promotion kayak and canoe racing in the
- Find links to get a detailed view on the basics
skills involved in kayaking.
Strokes and Techniques
- learn about the various strokes
including reverse sweep, forward sweep which form the basis
Sea Kayak Association
- Kayaking resources from the
- Read about the types of boat which will best
suit the requirement of participant of this sport. Find
further link to a detailed description of each type.
Sea Kayaking Association
- Wide variety of kayaking
resources from the FSKA.
- Get answers to question related to Kayaking.
Between a Kayak and Canoe
- Although canoeing and kayaking
are similar water sports, but some differences exist between
the types of boats used for both. This links sheds light
on those differences.
- This link provides a guide to the ways
a person must clothe themselves while kayaking.
Tips for Adventure Racing
- Tips are provided for a
safe kayaking specially for racers.
Stand Up Paddle Boarding
- This is a public forum with links
to different questions and related answers of kayaking.
of Paddle board
- There are different types of surf
boards available in varied shapes and sizes and serve the
requirement of various individuals the link provides a detailed
view on each type.
Paddle Board Construction Types
- There are different
construction types for varied purposes. Read to know which
type of construction best suits your need.
Up Paddle Board Lessons
- A step by step guide to stand
up paddle boarding adventure sport.
- Follow a tutorial to learn surfing with a
paddle board. The link provides the information to all the
essential factors which need to be taken care of while going
Paddling Tips for Girls
- Improve your paddling by following
5 simple tips and enjoy the water sport even more.
up paddle boarding
- Get an insight into the new type
of paddling and explore it.
a paddle board
- Paddle board are made of wood and covered
with waterproofing material. Here is information about the
various structures in detail.
Paddle Board Journey
- An unusual tale of a man who
began the longest journey on a paddle board.