Heliconia Press Book Wins IPPY Award

Monday, 08 June 2009
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IPPY WinnerThe Heliconia Press is proud to announce that the second edition of The Ultimate Guide to Whitewater Kayaking, by Ken Whiting and Kevin Varette, has won a Gold National IPPY Award. The IPPY Awards honor the year's best independently published books, and Heliconia's book took top honors in the highly competitive Sports/Fitness/Recreation category.

This latest award further cements the books' position as the definitive guide to the sport of whitewater kayaking, as it received national recognition earlier this year with a Gold Living Now Award, and a National Outdoor Book Awards honorable mention.

The Ultimate Guide to Whitewater PaddlingThe Ultimate Guide to Whitewater Kayaking is the most comprehensive book on the sport of whitewater kayaking, and has proven invaluable to both newcomers and highly experienced paddlers. What truly sets the book apart from others is the depth of its content in combination with the stunning photography and large, full color design.


About The Ultimate Guide to Whitewater Kayaking

Now in its second edition, The Ultimate Guide to Whitewater Kayaking has become the established, definitive guide on the sport. Drawing on the combined 30+ years of experience of world-renowned paddlers and instructors Ken Whiting and Kevin Varette, this comprehensive guide covers everything from the most basic skills and concepts to the most advanced, cutting-edge paddling techniques. Whatever you need, you'll find it in this essential whitewater kayaking reference. This 2nd Edition features fully updated information and all new photography in an inspiring, large, full color format.

About The Heliconia Press
Since 1998, The Heliconia Press has been 'Publishing With Impact' and producing best-selling and award-winning instructional books and videos about kayaking and other outdoor pursuits. For more information about all of Heliconia's products, please visit www.helipress.com.

David Johnston

David Johnston

David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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