Rescue for River Runners

Rescue for River Runners

In Episode Twelve of the R3: Rescue for River Runners video lesson series debuting on CanoeKayak.com, Jim Coffey concludes the series by running through a river trip from start to finish, covering the[...]

Rescue for River Runners

Rescue for River Runners 11

In Episode Eleven of the R3: Rescue for River Runners video lesson series debuting on CanoeKayak.com, Jim Coffey explores risk assessment further in order to create more efficient and timely rescues, [...]

Rescue for River Runners Recognized

Rescue for River Runners Recognized

A year ago, open-boat expert Jim Coffey—founder of Quebec-based outfitter Esprit Whitewater Worldwide—and Mike McKay from Five2Nine Productions started a series of whitewater rescue lesson videos [...]

Rescue for River Runners

Rescue for River Runners

In Episode Ten of the R3: Rescue for River Runners video lesson series debuting on CanoeKayak.com, Jim Coffey delves further into the topic of foot entrapment by going through the first, basic, and vi[...]

Rescue for River Runners

Rescue for River Runners

In Episode Nine of the R3: Rescue for River Runners video lesson series debuting on CanoeKayak.com, Jim Coffey covers a topic as relevant as ever: how to mitigate the risks of a foot entrapment situat[...]

Rescue for River Runners

R3 Episode 8: rope system basics

In Episode Eight of the R3: Rescue for River Runners video lesson series debuting on CanoeKayak.com, Jim Coffey covers the basics of setting up rope systems.

Rescue for River Runners

Rescue for River Runners

In Episode Five of the R3: Rescue for River Runners video lesson series debuting on CanoeKayak.com, Jim Coffey covers effective access and mobility principles to safely contact rescue victims.

Rescue for River Runners

Rescue for River Runners

Canoe & Kayak has teamed up with open-boat badass Jim Coffey—founder of Quebec-based outfitter Esprit Whitewater Worldwide as well as R3: Rescue for River Runners—and Mike McKay from Five2Nine Pro[...]

Rescue for River Runners

Rescue for River Runners

Canoe & Kayak has teamed up with open-boat badass Jim Coffey—founder of Quebec-based outfitter Esprit Whitewater Worldwide as well as R3: Rescue for River Runners—and Mike McKay from Five2Nine Pro[...]

Everyday Hero in Dramatic Crane Rescue

Everyday Hero in Dramatic Crane Rescue

The men were operating a crane on the riverbank, and Oglesbee happened to be the one wearing a harness. Suspended from the crane, he grasped the woman's outstretched hand, and pulled her to safety.