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2015 SUMMER EXPO: PADDLING POOL DEMOS & CLINICS

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

11:00-11:30 Touring Kayak Capsize Recovery, Rescue & Rolling. John Ozard, Mike Cavanaugh, Alan Mapes, Adirondack Mountain Club – Albany Chapter.

11:30-12:00 Stand-Up Paddleboarding 101 & SUP Fitness. Kathy McDermott & Ike Wolgin, Lake George Kayak Company in Bolton Landing.

12:00-12:30 Kayak Paddling Strokes & Boat Handling Techniques. John Ozard, Mike Cavanaugh, Alan Mapes, Adirondack Mountain Club – Albany Chapter.

12:30-1:00 Whitewater Kayaking 101 & Playboating Fun. Jason LaSelva, Sacandaga Outdoor Center & Team Bliss-Stick US, and friends.

1:00-2:30 Kid’s Kayaking “Try-It” Session. Bring your kids for this fun on-water experience, led by experienced paddlers.

2:30-3:00 Lightweight Canoe Tripping & Camping with a Modern Style Pack Canoe. We will discuss the advantages of using a lightweight open canoe vs. a kayak for typical weekend paddle trips in the Adirondacks and Ontario’s Algonquin Park, where long portages are the norm. We’ll demo gear and pack a 12-foot boat. Joe Moore is owner/operator of Placid Boatworks in Lake Placid.

3:00-3:30 Touring Kayak Capsize Recovery, Rescue & Rolling. John Ozard, Mike Cavanaugh, Alan Mapes, Adirondack Mountain Club – Albany Chapter.

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 8

11:00-11:30 Touring Kayak Capsize Recovery, Rescue & Rolling. John Ozard, Steve Burke, Anthony Lamanno, Adirondack Mountain Club – Albany Chapter.

11:30-12:00 Stand-Up Paddleboarding 101 & SUP Fitness. Kathy McDermott & Ike Wolgin, Lake George Kayak Company in Bolton Landing.

12:00-12:30 Kayak Paddling Strokes & Boat Handling Techniques. John Ozard, Steve Burke, Anthony Lamanno, Adirondack Mountain Club – Albany Chapter.

12:30-1:00 Whitewater Kayaking 101 & Playboating Fun. Jason LaSelva, Sacandaga Outdoor Center & Team Bliss-Stick US, and friends.

1:00-2:30 Kid’s Kayaking “Try-It” Session. Bring your kids for this fun on-water experience, led by experienced paddlers.

2:30-3:00 Proper Paddle Strokes for Pack Canoes. We’ll focus on canoe anatomy, paddle strokes with a single-blade paddle in a pack style canoe, paddle strokes with a double-bladed paddle in a pack style canoe, and other paddling tips for pack canoes. Chad Smith is co-owner of Adirondack Canoe Company in Minerva, and has been in the paddle sports business for 14 years. He is an American Canoe Association instructor, teaching the essentials of canoeing and kayaking.

3:00-3:30 Touring Kayak Capsize Recovery, Rescue & Rolling. John Ozard, Steve Burke, Anthony Lamanno, Adirondack Mountain Club – Albany Chapter.