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Question about new roll...

Learned a new roll yesterday--two actually, but here's the one I have a question about:

Grab the storm paddle loom with right hand, cross paddle to left side in set-up position, roll left, once momentum takes boat past perpendicular, reach to surface with right hand and open body like a flower petal. Very powerful and intuitive roll that is easy to execute on either side. Is this the one-hand/backhand roll Jed described earlier? If it is, I really like it. Is there another name for it? I like the Opening Flower Roll--sounds like a martial arts move! I've heard it referred to as the Beer in One Hand roll...

Thanks,
Craig

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Opening Blossom
Opening Blossom is even better. *NM*
can you do this roll with a feathered blade? - - -
Yes I can ;-)