IMG_0027Ahhhh, the life of a kayak instructor. Most who don’t know for themselves would say we have it pretty easy. Well, thats not always the case with any job we experience highs and lows but one thing is for sure with kayak instructors – most are passionate about sharing their love for the sport. There are huge benefits to being a Kayak Instructor but sometimes things don’t go according to plan and there are the few routine tasks that make the job less appealing. Overall, life is pretty good if your sitting in your boat doing what you love sharing it with others. Most people sign up for a kayak course with some background knowledge of what this crazy sport of Whitewater kayaking is all about, many want to get in shape, some want to face their fears, and others are intrigued by the lifestyle. As a kayak instructor it is important to BE kayaking, this coming from someone who has revolved their life around kayaking. I am here to tell you that I love being a kayak instructor for many reasons but also have some moments when I wonder if the so-called “normal career” is a greener side of the fence. Here are some of the reasons I do what I do…

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