Hello guys! Today’s topic is about a sport related to water.

Kayaking it’s name is taken after what they use to move over the water that is “kayak”.

A kayak is a low-to-the-water, canoe-like boat in which the paddler sits facing forward, legs in front, using a double-bladed paddle to pull front-to-back on one side and then the other in rotation.

It’s different from canoeing:

  • It’s sitting position from the paddler.
  • Number of blades on the paddle.

Kayaking is gaining popularity over the years

From:timesof india.indiatimes.com

But kayaks were created thousands of years ago by Eskimos of North Antarctic region .

The main purpose for creating the kayak, which literally translates to “hunter’s boat” was for hunting and fishing in ancient times.

The kayak’s stealth capabilities taht is the capability to make once hide in the environment made it easy for the hunter to sneak up behind animals on the shoreline and successfully catch their prey which became their source of food.

More than 10 white water kayaking events are featured in the Olympics.

Kayaking represents a key international watersport!

From:Wikipedia. com

Their design and the material kayaks use is what distinguishes themselves from each other that is they are classified into each on the basis of the materials such as metal, plastic,fiberglass wood .

The advantages of different design are increase in performance, mobility, stability and paddling style.

On basis of material they have certain advantages and they are strength, durability, portability, flexibility, resistance to ultraviolet and storage requirements.

Many watersport lovers to prefer white water kayaking and diving,fishing and ecotourism is mainly impacted positively by this recreational activity .