CBoats.net - C1 B1!
No Flash
Check out
C-Forum Discussion of all things WhiteWater Canoe related
It is currently Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:44 am

All times are UTC

Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Blackfly Option roll
PostPosted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 4:26 am 

Joined: Thu Jan 07, 2016 11:20 pm
Posts: 7
I've been having problems with rolling my Option- I seem to get stuck on my offside under the boat a lot, and can't sweep the paddle over to my onside very efficiently. I have gotten beat down a couple times because of this inability to roll quickly. The boat either doesn't tip over completely right away or I can't move fast enough to my onside to get upright. I have a solid roll in the Delta, since I can roll over completely without any of that "sticking". Any tips on how to roll more quickly or prevent the boat sticking rather than flopping over completely?

 Post subject: Re: Blackfly Option roll
PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:45 am 

Joined: Sun Dec 24, 2017 7:10 pm
Posts: 10
Location: Colorado
I'm a beginner so I can't talk from experience but I saw a YouTube video of a guy saying his roll has become more unreliable in the new polyethylene boats. What he showed he had to do was brace differently holding the paddle lower and out farther I think. Now don't quote me I'm not the right person at all to be telling someone how to roll. If I knew how to copy a link I'd show you the video. I'm not from the e generation.

Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 

All times are UTC

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group
CBoats.net is managed by Adam Pearsall and Kenneth Sarzynski with graphic artwork by Sara Pearsall
© 2018 by CBoats.net - all rights reserved. Materials found on this website can only be used for personal use.