Kim Russell

Professional Whitewater Kayaker 

Age: 24 years

Years doing what you do: 12

Hometown: Hood River, Oregon

Favorite product: JTree Sun stick: Easy to use, fits conveniently in the front pocket of my life-jacket. Very waterproof, and doesn't leave my hands feeling slick.

Please list your top three career highlights: Winning every individual/mass start downriver race I have entered as a pro female over the last four years, including 5 consecutive years winning the northwest creeking competition 

If you could go anywhere in the world where would you go and why? Bhutan: to experience the untouched culture, spend some time in the Himalayas, and do some paddling and mountain biking.

If you had a yacht what would you name it? Perseverance

What is the strangest thing you’ve ever eaten? I try to eat raw when I can- leads you to eat some pretty funky stuff.

Blog or Website:http://kimrussell.weebly.com

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