Canoe Focus Winter 2017 - Page 60

60 61 If you’re training through the winter months, there are several things to reconsider to make your time on the water both enjoyable and safe. British Canoeing joined forces with Canoe Slalom Gold Medallist at the Rio Olympics, Joe Clarke, to bring you the top tips for winter training to help you avoid injury and enjoy your sessions. Watch the video here In this video you’ll find advice on the correct canoeing kit to wear in winter, how to prepare your boat, avoid leaks and make sure your boat is equipped for keeping you warm and comfortable; as well as an essential guide to warming up and advice on things to consider when planning ahead. ing… paddl r e t n i for w layer e s a b d a goo 1. Wear s session r u o y n e 2. Short fun 3. Have fall in! o t t o n 4. Try