"You are free to eat."
that's cool. It made me thirsty. Now I want to go look up some rowing vids.
Impressive! I'm going to try the tilt this summer, I think. I bet you can't WAIT to get up here and get back in the lakes!
I've been playing with the tilt a bit myself.I actually discovered the tilt on my own one summer on Morton Lake. But as I've been watching some vids of much better paddlers than I, I've noticed a coupld things:1. they tilt way past where I ever did2. they don't sit centered in the canoe and lean: they actually sit right on the gunwale3. they paddle very close to the gunwale: no reaching4. they choke up pretty far on their paddles.One thing I've realized is, they all use a very narrow blade on their paddles. The standard square-tipped 8" wide blade is too wide. You really can't knife very cleanly with that wide a blade.And you're right, I'm all excited about returning to the lakes.
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