Solo whitewater

Canada, 1977

Film
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Episode of Series “Path of the Paddle”.
This film explains clearly how to locate a deep water channel by reading the rapids and how to apply the many paddling strokes and manoeuvres to steer the canoe where you want it to go. It also depicts what happens if you make a mistake and “wipe out” in a turbulent rapid, and how to survive the swim. (Award: Venissieux.)

Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

producer

Bill Brind

director
Duration

00:27:48:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1977

Appears in

Path of the Paddle

Group of items

Path of the Paddle

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

322731

Language

English

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Outdoor education

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Leisure

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Outdoor education

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Leisure

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Aquatic sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Canoes and canoeing

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Leisure

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Outdoor education

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Outdoor recreation

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → White-water canoeing

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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