HI stormy!!!yepper I do!!!!!I have degenerative spinal desease,[also suffer from -mini-strokes] always up for a challenge!!!!believe it or not my drx reccomended kayaking for my problem back!!!!!also he said to do "warm-up exercises"prior to paddling!!also a nice "jell seat"makes things VERY NICE.I paddle dailly [approx6hrs]on the HAW river[near the house]at one spot I have to PORTAGE my kayak[or canoe]about 300'to the put-in[not great for a "back prob person.I hope this will help-along with everyone elses idea's!!!!good paddling&fair winds to ya later gumby/zenkayaker&solo canoer
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