Kayaking for Everyone

Selecting Gear, Learning Strokes, and Planning Trips

By Bill Burnham; Mary Burnham; Stephen Gorman (Photographer)
Knack, Paperback, 9781599215099, 244pp.

Publication Date: April 2010

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Knack Kayaking for Everyone is aimed at both beginners and casual paddlers, covers both sea kayaking and whitewater kayaking. There are no good, public statistics on the crossover among practitioners of sea kayaking and whitewater kayaking. Modern recreat.

About the Author
Bill Burnham is the senior research analyst for Electronic Commerce at Piper Jaffray, Inc., one of the nation's premier full-service investment firms. Often quoted as an industry expert, he is the author of several studies in the area of Electronic Commerce and is a frequent speaker on the topic. Prior to joining Piper Jaffray, Burnham was a Senior Associate at the management consulting firm of Booz, Allen & Hamilton in New York where he led the firm's global efforts to understand the impact of the Internet on the world's financial system. Burnham graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Washington University with a degree in political science.

Burnham is a former newspaper reporter, and for the past five years has turned her talents to researching and writing about outdoor sports and travel.

STEPHEN GORMAN is a writer, photographer, and wilderness traveler based in Vermont. He holds a master's degree in Environmental Studies from Yale University and is the author of four best-selling books including Northeastern Wilds and The American Wilderness.
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