Paddle tricksters can perform acrobatics, aerials, spins, flips, blunts and turns on river holes and waves using a canoe or kayak.
Gavin lives in Sydney and is quite a versatile athlete paddling C1, surfski, dragon boat, outrigger and OC1. What makes him even more special as an athlete is his dual citizenship allowing him to race for both Australia and Canada.
Gonzalo Melero was born in Unguera, Spain but lives in Madrid now. He studied History of Arts and Geography at uni but now work as a data analyst at the France Telecom Group.
Born in September 1985 and raised in a suburb of the DJ- metropole Frankfurt (GER), he began life like all people do. As a baby. Born as a half Thai, half German, Hermann L. Husslein a.k.a. Sa:nuk was always the 4th or 5th guy to be picked in the play ground and his grades were reasonably averagely normal.
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It’s a great pleasure to introduce myself to you guys; people who I’m sure have fantastic stories about canoeing all over the world and fascinating experiences to share, from Australia to Brazil, from the UK to South Africa.
James Bebbington aka ‘Pringle’
Passionate about Kayaking, Travel, Nature, Dreams, Raw Food & the Beauty of Life.
John is a Czech journalist, photographer and former kayak paddler. Since he was a kid, the water has always been his favourite element and way of enjoying his free time.
Jo was born in Mona Vale Hospital on 19th April 1988, and has lived on Sydney's Northern Beaches her whole life. She participated in many different sports during her time at school but never trained more than once a week for them.
John is a British canoe slalom and canoe polo paddler. John has spent more than 25 years as an international canoe slalom commentator, magazine contributor, squad coach and team manager supporting GB canoe slalom.