Eskimo roll


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Eskimo roll

n
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a manoeuvre that causes a kayak to return to an upright position after capsizing
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No abuse to the cameras this time, just an eskimo roll of triumph, the moment of conviction that summed up a performance that overflowed with that sheer brio, as Rooney dropped off to make the extra man in midfield and give United far more poise and balance.
AN ESKIMO ROLL TAKES A LOT OF PRACTICE AND SUPERVISION FROM AN EXPERT KAYAK INSTRUCTOR.
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The chapters, supplemented with b&w photographs, address the fundamentals of a safety foundation, sea-kayaking domains, equipment selection and use, assisted deep-water rescues, self rescues, rescues in surf and ocean rock gardens, the Eskimo roll, towing, weather and sea conditions, tides and currents, boat traffic, risk assessment, group safety through teamwork, training regimens, and fine-tuning of strokes.
Another abiding memory of the time at Gordonstoun is of big Doug Rougvie trying an Eskimo roll in a kayak.
If you thought an eskimo roll was a sandwich eaten by man-eating polar bears, think again.
But you need to know how to Eskimo roll them back upright or be proficient in self-rescue, meaning you can get back in after a ``wet exit'' - not an easy task.
Some schools teach the Eskimo roll as part of basic training.
Sections of this report cover ice breakers, stretching exercises, orientation to the equipment, students' level of comfort or fear under water, wet exits from the kayak, proper posture, the Eskimo rescue, the instructor rescue, forward strokes, the sweep stroke, the stern draw, the Eskimo roll, and issues of risk and student judgment.
One of the primary skills of kayaking is the Eskimo roll, the sport's dreaded initiation rite in which the kayaker rolls 360 degrees while remaining in the boat.
Learn lifesaving bracing and recovery strokes, self- and team-rescue techniques, and maybe (opinions vary on this) an Eskimo roll or two.