Step 4 - Advanced
Comfortable on at least class III, with a bomb-proof roll
$1,599 CAD + gst
14 - 19 year olds
1 : 6 (plus a Dagger Team Paddler)
Rivers in British Columbia
The New Wave program is a collaborative whitewater education program for teens, hosted by Aquabatics Calgary and powered by Dagger Kayaks. The goal of the program is to take teen paddlers with strong technical skills and start to instill a ‘mature eye’ when it comes to pushing their whitewater paddling.
Under guidance of the Aquabatics instructors will be mentored through how to paddle smart. The program aims to open the paddlers eyes to how to run more challenging whitewater safely. This includes on river communication, not losing line of site, running safety, when to walk and when to push yourself.
Although the nature of creeking and kayaking is one of dynamic nature, we feel it is important to have measurable outcomes for participants of a program such as this. In a nutshell (along with many others) we have listed the key ones below:
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