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Path of the Paddle: Doubles Basic

1977 27 min
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This short film from canoeist Bill Mason demonstrates the basic doubles paddling strokes and how to apply them in various combinations. The application of each stroke in rapids is shown briefly and the emphasis is always on working as a well-coordinated team.

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Path of the Paddle: Doubles Basic

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This short film from canoeist Bill Mason demonstrates the basic doubles paddling strokes and how to apply them in various combinations. The application of each stroke in rapids is shown briefly and the emphasis is always on working as a well-coordinated team.
  • director
    Bill Mason
  • commentary
    Bill Mason
  • editing
    Bill Mason
  • producer
    William Brind
  • executive producer
    Colin Low
  • camera
    Ken Buck
    Blake James
  • sound
    Bev Davidson
  • sound editing
    John Knight
  • re-recording
    Michel Descombes
  • music
    Larry Crosley
  • music recording
    Roger Lamoureux

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Education

Ages 12 to 17
Ask each student what their fear would be about canoeing through rapids. Do students agree with Bill Mason about the need for researching and practising a skill in order to be equipped with knowledge and not as afraid? Read more about Bill Mason and his love for canoeing at this website.
Path of the Paddle: Doubles Basic
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