GoPro: Esopus Creek Kayaking | Class I and II Rapids *Mild Language*

First time kayaking in rapids. They are fairly easy but it is easy to underestimate them. Could place to work on kayak control. Water was not too deep, only up to 1″ in most spots. Enjoy! Also excuse my language πŸ™‚
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World Champion Kayaker Ken Whiting explains how to deal with rocks when paddling in rivers with current.

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