Image Via: Ryan Creary 3 rules for whitewater paddling Explore Magazine Apr 3, 2014 Explore the USA > Skills Credit: Ryan Creary 1. Don’t give the current anything to grab. Lean downstream when crossing current to keep your upstream edge high and dry. 2. Your head should (must) be the last thing to leave the water when rolling a boat upright. 3. When you swim, stay upriver of your boat and keep your feet high and away from the river bottom. Share Tweet Share Share Pin Share Tweet More Share Share Pin Plan your next great adventure with explore! Off the beaten path locations, tips and tricks, interviews with intrepid explorers and more. Plan your next great adventure Top Secret Outdoor Adventure Locations How-to Videos & Articles Interviews with Known Explorers Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Discovering Outdoor Gems on Florida's Treasure Coast Writer Chloe Berge explores another, more adventurous side of Florida in Martin County. There's More to New York than NYC: A Weekend without WiFi, Electricity or Running Water in the Adirondacks Online editor and staff writer Alison Hodgins explores lesser-known New York Female Adventurers: An Interview with Ailsa Ross, author of "The Girl Who Rode a Shark" Can women be as adventurous as men? Why don't we learn about female explorers as much as we do about... Healthy DIY Dehydrated Snacks for Multi-Day Hikes and Outdoor Adventures Make your own beef jerky, fruit leather and tomato and zucchini chips. Here are three full recipes! Arc'teryx Launches New Active Adventure Trips Around the World The North Vancouver brand taking the world by storm is now taking customers 'round the world, too... How to get your kids off their iPads and into nature 5 easy ways to inspire the entire family to get outside—teenagers included.