LEARN How to Turn your Canoe with one Stroke

This short video teaches you the basics.

Editor's Note: These videos are part of a series of "How To" productions by Rapid Media. Each video is intended to help you learn or improve your skills. 

Learn how to turn your canoe easily and quickly with the cross-bow draw technique. Chad Casey from the The Lodge at Pine Cove shows off this useful stroke that can be used by solo paddlers or a tandem team. 

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Canoeroots print and digital magazine celebrates the rich tradition and heritage of canoeing, gear, adventure and the soul of today's paddlers. Every issue is loaded with canoes, news, techniques, gear and tips from the very best outdoor writers and photographers. 

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