Rescue Film Series: Ep. 9: Self Rescue

In this Episode 9 video of the Rescue for River Runners series, swiftwater rescue instructor Jim Coffey shows whitewater kayakers and canoeist the basic techniques for self rescue, your first and best option for escaping trouble on the river. He discusses how to swim to safety as well as how to avoid dangerous foot entrapment in moving water. These are important skills to learn and master for safe paddling.

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