Hometown: Oakland City, IN
First River Run: The Ohio River with Big Grandpa on the Miss Christine
Best School Subject: Geology...Advanced Sandbox!
Hobbies: Trail running, quilting, climbing, writing
Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner: Snacking in between
Words to live by: Any job worth doing is worth doing right.
Hometown: Hood River, OR
First River Run: Deschutes
Hobbies: Kayaking, SUP, Travel, and Chess
Best School Subject: Math
Favorite Album: Thriller
Words to live by: "Earth - love it or leave it!" - Ed Abbey
Hometown: Bozeman, MT
First River Run: Rattlesnake Creek
Hobbies: Skiing, kayaking, climbing, surfing, backcountry BBQing, music making, and kite flying
Words to live by: "In Spanish there is a word for which I can’t find a counterword in English. It is the verb vacilar, present participle vacilando. It does not mean vacillating at all. If one is vacilando, he is going somewhere but doesn’t greatly care whether or not he gets there, although he has direction." - John Steinbeck
Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA
First River Run: Grande Ronde
Hobby: Dancing, as often as I can
Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner: Dinner all the way
Favorite Album: Love Tattoo by Imelda May (though it changes often)
Words to live by: A full life is one with family, friends, nature, and lots and lots of food!
Hometown: Oakland, CA
First River Run: Salmon Recreation Day Stretch at 8 years old
Hobbies: Running, Hiking, Adventures
Best School Subject: Currently, Clinical Medicine
Superhero Power: Flying
Words to live by: "Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year" - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hometown: Accord, NY
First River Run: Main Salmon at 6 years old
Favorite Season: Boating season, Winter in California, Summer in Idaho
Hobbies: Whitewater kayaking, different water crafts, Environmental stewardship, Backpacking, snowboarding, videography, ceramics
Words to live by: Adventure, Explore, Expand, Stewardship to the land, Enjoy everyday.
Hometown: Bend, OR
First River Run: The Stanislaus in 1970
Favorite River: The Middle Fork of the Salmon
Hobbies: Writing, skiing, biking, boating
Recent Accomplishment: Published "Halfway to Halfway and Other River Stories"
Words to live by: The difference between an ordeal and an adventure is attitude.
Hometown: Berkeley, CA
First River Run: the Susquehanna River, upstate NY
Favorite Place on Earth: Hanalei Bay, Kauai
Favorite Season: Spring in Berkeley, summer on the Middle Fork, and September in Istanbul and Cappadocia
Favorite Album: Any Beatles albums, with a little Willy Nelson on the side, topped with some Mozart and Vivaldi
Words to live by: Look both ways before crossing the street.