First Day of the Season

First Day of the Season

First trip of the year for me was June 5th and with the water a refreshing 39 degrees, I had no qualms about wiggling my way into that wetsuit.  Even when I tried to zip it up and gracefully caught...

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Who Knew River Rats Could Rhyme

Who Knew River Rats Could Rhyme

Working at Dave Hansen Whitewater I’m constantly surprised by my river buds.  Not only can they navigate a boat like nobody’s business, but they’ve got all sorts of hidden tricks up their sleeve.  Arne can speak Mandarin.  Jon is fluent...

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Frankie the Rafting Ninja

Frankie the Rafting Ninja

And then ominously, “And also unspeakably violent”.  I have one word for comments like that coming out of a kid wearing full wetsuit gear:  Awesome. Turns out that they were lyrics from a kids song (did you know Bare Naked...

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Livin the dream in Jackson

Livin the dream in Jackson

Dave Hansen Whitewater guide Cristina Fenner has been living in Jackson all winter, and appears to be lovin life. With a job as a snowboard instructor at Jackson Hole Resort she, has had plenty of time to study the snowpack in...

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England for Jackson Hole

England for Jackson Hole

The Dave Hansen Whitewater pig wrestling team and the Dave Hansen Whitewater office took a big blow when the lovely Jaime Boxer told us that she would be spending her summer this year studying and working in England instead of...

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Molly and Soccer without Borders

Molly and Soccer without Borders

For the past couple years Molly has gone down to Nicaragua to teach girls how to play soccer and help organize leagues with the Soccer without Borders program.  I know many of you have gotten to know Molly over there...

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Hanging out with Ben and Brandy

Hanging out with Ben and Brandy

Kelly and I got the chance to hangout with Ben and Brandy last night.  Ben has worked two summers for us guiding on the Snake River and Brandy was a star in the office.  They got married last July and...

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Kyle is Back!

Kyle is Back!

We are very happy to say that Kyle Vosmus is going to be back for another season at Dave Hansen Whitewater. Kyle has not only been a great guide for us but was also the MVP of our Kickball Championship...

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