Brian Vincent: Appomattox River Company #21

Brian Vincent is the marketing and creative director at Appomattox River Company. Enjoy our conversation as we navigate batteau stories, his new role as a board member with the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, introducing kids to the river, star gazing (shout out to Chris Baker), service to veterans and much more. Check out … More Brian Vincent: Appomattox River Company #21

Brad Cooke #18

Brad Cooke is a history teacher at Collegiate and founder of Outdoor Collegiate, the school’s flagship outdoor program. He organizes and executes outdoor adventures for his students that include rock climbing, whitewater kayaking, slacklining, trail running, mountaineering, skiing and snowboarding. Join the conversation as we talk about dressage, aka dresSUP, rock climbing and Brad’s experiences leading Outdoor … More Brad Cooke #18

Joey Parent #17

Joey Parent is the assistant director of the Outdoor Adventure program at Virginia Commonwealth University, an avid outdoorsman and ACA certified swift water rescue instructor. Joey works to engage a wide spectrum of folks to seek out outdoor adventure through backpacking, kayaking, caving/spelunking, mountain biking and more. Join us as we take about Joey’s experiences … More Joey Parent #17

Max Posner #16

Max Posner has been kayaking since he was a child and has made traveling to experience various waterways a priority. Join in on the conversation as we discuss paddling, his involvement in the James River Outdoor Coalition and more.

Cooper Sallade #15

Cooper Sallade is a Dagger Kayaks Pro who was born and raised in Richmond, VA. He is the head coach for Trinity Episcopal High School’s kayak team. Join the conversation while we talk about animal tracks, hunting, snakes, coyotes and why you shouldn’t learn to roll before you learn to kayak.

Ryan Crenshaw #13

Ryan Crenshaw is a raft guide extraordinaire who has been guiding on the James River for over 16 years. This year, he guided 147 trips taking 588 people down the Falls of the James River. Listen in as we talk about music, wetsuits (or lack thereof), his experiences guiding and his most recent work floating … More Ryan Crenshaw #13

Katie Lemmert #12

Katie is a Richmonder of 11 years who got her introduction to whitewater after her move to RVA. She is an ACA instructor, one of the founders of the James River Women (a paddling group) and a graphic designer. Join us as we talk about dynamics of teaching women vs men, Katie’s passion for encouraging women … More Katie Lemmert #12