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Tuesday 24 November 2020
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Posts by: Mike McKay

Rescue For River Runners: Putting Rescue Skills to Use on Water

Wrapping up this excellent series, swiftwater rescue expert Jim Coffey shows how the skills covered in the previous videos can be put to...

Rescue for River Runners: Episode 11 — Foot Entrapment Strategies

In Part 10 of R3: Rescue for River Runners, swiftwater rescue instructor Jim Coffey covered accessing the condition of a foot entrapment...

Rescue for River Runners: Episode 10 — Foot Entrapment Intro

In Part 10 of R3: Rescue for River Runners, swiftwater rescue instructor Jim Coffey introduces techniques for assessing foot entrapment...

Rescue for River Runners: Episode 9 — Self Rescue

In this instructional video for whitewater kayaking and canoeing, swiftwater rescue instructor Jim Coffey shows you the basic techniques...

Rescue For River Runners: Episode 8 – Boat Extraction

When a boat gets pinned while whitewater kayaking or canoeing, knowing solid extraction techniques is essential for retrieving it safely....

Rescue For River Runners: Episode 7 – Live Bait Rescue

Live bait rescue, jumping into the water to help someone in trouble while tethered to a line from shore, is risky but it can be a life...

Rescue For River Runners: Episode 6 – The Rescue Harness

The quick-release harness on a rescue PFD is an important advancement in swiftwater safety. It allows you to tow a canoe or kayak and to...

Rescue For River Runners: Episode 5 – Access & Mobility

This episode deals with multiple ways of accessing a subject from paddling and swimming to various methods of shallow water...

Rescue For River Runners: Episode 5 – Access & Mobility

This episode deals with multiple ways of accessing a subject from paddling and swimming to various methods of shallow water...

Rescue For River Runners: Episode 4 – Throwbagging

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