Preventing Skin Cancer: kayak kit

Posted: May 5, 2009 by Jeff Fabiszewski in Gear Reviews, Kayak Safety, Sun Protection
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I paddle in Florida.  And playing outside increases my risks of developing skin cancer.  I do take precautions to protect my skin.  I wear sunblock that is high in a broad spectrum UVA/UVB SPF.  And I cover as much skin as possible.  Covering skin with a long sleeve top is the simplest yet most challenging way to protect the skin in a hot climate.  I have used lycra (surfer style rash guards) but they always kept me wet.  Now I use a  shirt made by Columbia because it keeps me cool, dry, and rash free of chafing armpits.

I hope my sun kit gives you some ideas to keep your skin healthy. —Jeff

  • My skin protection kit includes
  • I also wear Bolle’ wrap-around polarized sunglasses


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