Rhys - Canoe expedition in Scotland

Rhys works for us during the Easter and Summer holidays whilst he is at Uni studying Outdoor Adventure Management as a lead instructor and is responsible for the day to day management of staff and activities. He has been involved in Isle of Wight Adventure Activities since he was a young ‘un’! He is an extremely competent sea kayaker and surf kayaker, has a fair bit of biking experience and fairly hot with a bow. He is one of our jumpers! He is always searching out new jumps for coasteering and is at home racing for the IOW swim team in a pool as he is swimming through massive surf on our extreme coasteering days!


Discipline: Sea kayaking. Surf. Canoe

Current Boats: Valley Rush, Valley Nordkapp & Aquanaught LV, Mad River Explorer 14

Achievements: Being the youngest BCU MWE sea coach in the UK and having a good list of scotland sea & canoeing expeditions

Whats Next… Ambitions / Plans: 5* sea, the Bitches tidal race and surf the Severn bore

Best things about paddling: Cool, clean surf and going on expeditions to nice places

Other Hobbies: Swimming

Food: When its free

Music: Metal

Rhys - Surfing down the line