When you can, learn by doing. When you’re sitting in front of a computer, learn by watching. Here’s a simple unpin this Halloween on the Chattooga.
This is a long swim that would have in all probability proven fatal if it were not for Mike’s friends being there for him. There’s a great narration and a list of lessons learned at the end. The more we know:
We came across this video on youtube, which shows a long swim on Clear Creek near Idahos Springs, CO. The video generated a lot of criticism and some feed-back on YouTube, citing inadequate experience and technique, improper equipment and a few other items. Remember, dress to swim and practice swimming safe rapids each season, including […]
Could prevention and/or talk, reach, throw, go & tow, and helo low to high risk options be used more effectively in this scenario?
Is appropriate personal protective gear utilized? Rescuer(s)? Victim(s)?