Pump, Pump, Pump Your Canoe? May 17, 2016 | By Staff Post Share now: Support us! GearJunkie may earn a small commission from affiliate links in this article. Learn more. Paddling got you down? Well, here’s another way to move a canoe. Pump it! Apparently, you can pump a canoe the same way you’d pump a bike or skateboard. It just takes two people and strong legs!