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Water Sports articles cover everything from surfing and cave diving to kayaking. Learn more about water safety and the different types of equipment needed.

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How Kayaking Works

Gliding through lakes, barreling down the rapids or fording the surf, kayakers face off with nature and leave feeling exhilarated. So how do you get started?


The Evolution of Surfboard Design

The Evolution of Surfboard Design

What is the evolution of surfboard design? Learn about the history of surfing and surfboards. See more »

5 Tips for Outfitting a Canoe for Fishing

5 Tips for Outfitting a Canoe for Fishing

How can you outfit a canoe for fishing? Learn 5 tips for outfitting a canoe for fishing. See more »

10 Surfing Tips for Beginners

10 Surfing Tips for Beginners

Surfing tips for beginners will help you ride the waves. Learn 10 surfing tips for beginners. See more »

How long does barotrauma last?

How long does barotrauma last?

How long does barotrauma last? Learn about barotrauma and how long you can expect it to last. See more »

Are foot-powered kayaks the next big thing?

Are foot-powered kayaks the next big thing?

Are foot-powered kayaks the next big thing? Find out how foot-powered kayaks work in this article. See more »

The Ultimate Swimming Pool Safety Act Quiz

The Ultimate Swimming Pool Safety Act Quiz

The Swimming Pool Safety Act protects kids playing near water. Take our quiz to learn how the Swimming Pool Safety Act keeps your kids safe around the pool. See more »

How can you teach your kids not to be afraid of the water?

How can you teach your kids not to be afraid of the water?

How can you teach your kids not to be afraid of the water? Learn how to help kids love to swim by overcoming their fear of water. See more »

How do I keep my kids safe at the pool?

How do I keep my kids safe at the pool?

How do I keep my kids safe at the pool? Read about safety tips and equipment to keep kids safe at the pool. See more »

What is the Swimming Pool Safety Act?

What is the Swimming Pool Safety Act?

The Swimming Pool Safety Act establishes minimum standards for pool safety. Learn all about the Swimming Pool Safety Act. See more »

How are whitewater rapids classified?

How are whitewater rapids classified?

How are whitewater rapids classified? Read about whitewater classes and whitewater ratings. See more »