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That Time Mike Almost Drowned
Kayaking instructor Dave Hoffman had his GoPro helmet cam going when his paddling partner, Mike, took a nasty swim in the high, cold water of Idaho's East Fork of the South Fork of the Salmon River. Dave, a swiftwater rescue expert, shares the lessons we can learn from this experience in an emotional and educational voice-over. Flush drowning is one of the most dangerous threats facing kayakers, rafters, canoeists and other whitewater boaters. This video will help you understand flush drowning and take steps to prevent it.