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subject Tow Tether Warning/Advice could save a life!
author Tony Shaw
city Williston
posted Thursday Feb 28th 2019, 6:34 AM

Charlie Wallbridge recounts the latest sad but eye-opening creeking fatality - involving a wary and experienced paddler - that might have been avoided. https://www.americanwhitewater.org/content/Article/view/articleid/34177/

If you wear a tow tether outside your PFD, be certain it doesn't droop unnecessarily AND that it will release dependably/quickly AT BOTH ENDS, in the event it gets snagged on a strainer or branch overhead.

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