The following document is a research paper discussing COVID-19 and paddlesports. The lead author is Dr. Steven Henkind, and was co-authored by a member of our PaddleSafely team, John Browning, as well as Jacqueline Whitaker, Robin Pope, and Timothy Finkenbinder.  The 10 appendices are separately linked below as well as being found in the link for the complete document. This document, including the appendices, was the basis for many of the ACA’s COVID-19 recommendations which were released on May 22, 2020.

NEWAppendix 11 – Teaching and Coaching Considerations

READ ME FIRSTSummary of Recommendations 

Paddlesports During the Age of COVID-19: Risk Assessment and Risk Management