KayakPaddling.net contains a great assortment of innovative, fully animated tutorials for open water paddlers. The step-by-step tutorials range from showing how to get into a kayak, all the way to the fine details of successful eskimo roll. This is a good starting point for all beginning paddlers, and paddling instructors can use it as a supporting material.
The website is available in multiple languages and new language versions will be released soon.
KayakPaddling.net and its contents are designed by visual communication designer and paddling enthusiast Niko Hakkarainen. The language versions are being translated by volunteers from various countries.
KayakPaddling.net has been nominated in multiple competitions and it has won the Europrix Top Talent Award 2008 for best interactive computer graphics and eEemeli 2008 award for best Finnish e-learning solution.
The website sets new standards for teaching sports techniques on internet by combining modern 3D technology and thoughtful use of interaction.