Whitewater Rescue Manual: New Techniques for Canoeists, Kayakers, and Rafters

ISBN-10: 0070677905
ISBN-13: 9780070677906
Authors: Charles Walbridge, Wayne A. Sundmacher
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This is an enthusiast's guide to improving safety on the river. The topics covered include safety, rope handling skills, first aid and swimming rescues and features case histories.

Author bio:

Charles Walbridge has 27 years' experience as a whitewater paddler, guide, and instructor. He was safety chair of the American Whitewater Affiliation from 1986 to 1991 and has served the American Canoe Association in the same capacity since 1977. Wayne A. Sundmacher Sr., a professional instructor and certified emergency medical technician, has been teaching safety programs for outdoor enthusiasts and rescue agencies for more than a decade. He has served on safety teams for world-class whitewater races and co-developed the ACA Swiftwater Rescue Program with Charlie Walbridge. Charlie makes his home in Penllyn, Pennsylvania; Wayne in Mercerville, New Jersey.

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing Number of pages: 224 Dimensions: 8.50" wide x 9.20" long x 0.50" tall Weight: 0.880 lbs. Language: English