White water swimming enables the swimmer to swim down the river, using – and playing with – the current and counter currents.
Equipped with a padded wet-suit, flippers and a floating board (often called “hydrospeed”), the swimmer follows the trajectory indicated by the guide.
Perfect school of white water, white water swimming allows for a full feel for water movements. The possibility of playing in hydraulics (rolling water movements) and surfing on waves make it a very fun and accessible activity for beginners to do. In order to fully appreciate all the subtleties of white water swimming, it is strongly recommended to master leg movements of front crawl swimming.