River Float

River float position
Group river float

  1. Position your body in the water with feet first and knees bent.
  2. Use the sculling motion to propel or to change direction or slow down in a fast moving current.

More Information

Check out the Open water competencies topic for more on simulating currents.

Protection from obstacles.

Being in this position enables you to see where you are going and to use your feet to protect you from any obstacles such as rocks, partly submerged tree branches or floating debris.