Whitewater!: The Thrill and Skill of Running the World's Great Rivers

The popular sports of whitewater rafting, boating and kayaking come to life in this practical yet lavishly visual survey, featuring detailed profiles of the world's greatest rivers. Adventure travel of all kinds-and whitewater adventuring in particular-is growing in popularity every year, but there has never been a book like this one, covering all of the world's great rafting destinations in colorful detail. 

WHITEWATER! features vivid profiles of 35 rivers worldwide, along with detailed and enlightening information on equipment, safety, geology, technique and so much more. Illustrated in full color on every page with dramatic action photographs-and featuring inspiring excerpts from lore and literature-this is a book for everyone who feels the lure of the river, from family vacationers and Summer Olympics fans to hardcore river rats.