Panic moments during a freestyle session. The video from Jordi Searle face a rescue moment of the kayaking in NZ. Kayakers helps one to escape from a really dangerous situation.
Whitewater is inherently dangerous. Be safe while you text your own boundaries. Don’t rush into paddling dangerous whitewater. Make sure you understand river features and study them until you can identify all their risks. Always consider risk vs. reward and portage whenever a rapid doesn’t balance that equation.
Be careful out there. There are all types of rivers, all scales of difficulty – and plenty of safe, easy rivers suitable for beginners.