Eskimo roll

noun a complete rollover in canoeing, from upright to capsized to upright.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • Eskimo roll — noun (canoeing) A complete roll through 360º, enabling recovery after capsizing • • • Main Entry: ↑Eskimo * * * ˌEskimo ˈroll [Eskimo roll] noun the action of deliberately making a ↑kayak ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eskimo roll — noun a) The act of turning ones kayak from an upright position, laterally 360 degrees (going underwater and coming back up) while still moving forward. Did you see that instructor do an Eskimo roll in this freezing water? b) The act of rolling… …   Wiktionary

  • eskimo roll — /ˈɛskəmoʊ roʊl/ (say eskuhmoh rohl) noun the rolling over, or capsizing, of a canoe, with the paddler remaining in place, and the subsequent righting of the canoe at the completion of the roll …   Australian English dictionary

  • Eskimo Rescue — An Eskimo Rescue is a Kayaking manoeuvre performed to recover from a capsize. After drawing attention to the capsize (usually by banging on the bottom of the boat), the Kayaker runs their hands along the side of the Kayak until another comes up… …   Wikipedia

  • Kayak roll — The Kayak Roll (often referred to as an Eskimo roll ) is the act of righting a capsized kayak by use of body motion and or a paddle. Typically this is done by lifting the torso towards the surface, flicking the hips to right the kayak halfway up… …   Wikipedia

  • Arctic roll — An Arctic roll is a British dessert made of vanilla ice cream (also known as an Eskimo Roll) wrapped in a thin layer of sponge cake to form a roll, often with jam between the sponge and the ice cream. It was commonly served in school and as a… …   Wikipedia

  • Sea kayak — A sea kayak on Valdes Island, British Columbia, Canada. A sea kayak or touring kayak is a kayak developed for the sport of paddling on open waters of lakes, bays, and the ocean. Sea kayaks are seaworthy small boats with a covered deck and the… …   Wikipedia

  • Whitewater — is formed in a rapid, when a river s gradient drops enough to disturb its laminar flow and create turbulence, i.e. form a bubbly, or aerated and unstable current; the frothy water appears white. The term is also used loosely to refer to less… …   Wikipedia

  • Outline of canoeing and kayaking — Kayakers view of Lake Coniston, Cumbria The following outline is provided as an overview of canoeing and kayaking: Canoeing is an outdoor activity that involves a special kind of canoe. Open canoes may be poled (punted), sailed, lined and tracked …   Wikipedia

  • Kayak — A kayak is a small human powered boat. It typically has a covered deck, and a cockpit covered by a spraydeck. It is propelled by a double bladed paddle in the hands of a sitting paddler. The kayak was used by the native Ainu, Aleut and Eskimo… …   Wikipedia

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