Rolling a KayakRolling a Kayak is Ken Whitings sixth book on kayaking technique and the most comprehensive, clear and concise guide to learning and perfecting the kayak roll. Written for both whitewater and sea kayakers, this book provides novice kayakers with foundation skills and step-by-step instructions for the standard kayak rolls, such as the C-to-C, Sweep and Pawlata rolls. Experienced paddlers can take advantage of Kens clear explanations of how to execute advanced rolling techniques, including the Back Deck Roll, the Hand Roll, the Dry Head Roll, as well as how to roll in current, waves, holes and ocean surf. Ken also describes the most common problems that are encountered when learning the various types of rolls, and provides both their solutions as well as tricks for instructors to help students overcome them.
KEN WHITING is a World Champion kayaker, five-time National Champion, and the producer of a series of best-selling, award-winning instructional books and DVDs. In recognition of his accomplishments and his contributions to advancing the sport of kayaking, Paddler Magazine named Ken one of the Paddlers of the Century.