When someone needs rescuing in white water situations its best to make direct contact with the person. Jim Coffey of R3 – Rescue for Riverrunners covers victim contact techniques for safely paddling, swimming and wading out to the victim in this, the 5th of their video series. He also stresses the importance of setting up several types of downstream safety.
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