Master the Forward Stroke | Adventure Kayak Magazine | Rapid Media
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Master the Forward Stroke Photo: Scott MacGregor

Forget the fallacy that Greenland paddles are slower than wide-bladed European-style paddles. A Greenland paddle comes with the added bonus of minimal blade resistance in the water and a lower stroke angle, both of which are less tiring and more efficient over the long haul...

 

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This technique feature originally appeared in Adventure Kayak, Early Summer 2006. To learn the other two core Greenland-style skills, download our free iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch App or Android App or continue reading here for free.

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