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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"So, for young people to master the disorienting kayak roll is a fantastic achievement.
UO Outdoor Program: Kayak roll practice session, 7:30-9 p.m., Gerlinger Pool on campus.
Oregon River Sports is offering kayak roll classes and practice sessions Wednesdays from 7:45 to 9:45 p.m.
Also, on Wednesday, a "Kayak Roll Class" will be offered at Willamalane Pool for $40 (or, come practice on your own for $5).
When your kayak rolls over, that's not the time to start thinking about what to do.