Doug Ammons, amoung other things, is a Father, a Ph.D., an Author, and an Expedition Kayaker. He has run some of the world’s hardest whitewater, and has multiple first descents. Below he discusses what it is about the river and kayaking that has kept him energized and intrigued for well over twenty years.
Visit his website (dougammons.com) to read a few of his essays and purchase his books.
Watch Part 1 of the WRI video interview on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1K1Zjh2buk)
Stay tuned for Part 2 and 3, where Doug describes a near miss he experienced on Golden Canyon of the South Fork of the Clearwater.
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