Thursday, October 18, 2012

1930 Greenland Kayaking

David Johnston over at the always entertaining and informative Paddling Instructor posted this clip a little while ago, so head there for the fascinating full story.
The quick version is that in 1930 UK explorer H.G.Watkins and 13 companions were on an expedition to map the Greenland coast. Apparently they had enough time to take some kayaking lessons, and David speculates this might the earliest kayaking lesson caught on film.

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