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USA Canoe/Kayak

It's as basic as walking for whitewater paddlers... the deceivingly simple forward stroke. But the forward stroke is more complicated than it looks and mastering the skill is essential to success on the water.

In the second episode of "Olympic Coaching Tips: Moving Forward," the U.S. Olympic Slalom Team coach Rafal Smolen demonstrates the intricacies of the forward stroke for kayak & canoe.