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Meet the Guides

  • Lyle Phetteplace

    Lyle grew up in the mountains of Colorado. Although he had a home, you would not find him there. His passions always took him to the surrounding mountains. Lyle grew up hiking, biking, camping, skiing, tubing and anything else that included the great outdoors...

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  • Geordie Campbell

    Geordie began sea kayaking as a child, exploring the Sea of Cortez with his family. By the late '90's he began whitewater kayaking, steadily improving his skills and techniques...

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  • Mateo Hayne

    Matthew "Mateo" Hayne began his kayaking career in his teens when he attended a First Descent's kayaking camp. Since day one, he was hooked. In addition to his skills as a kayaker...

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  • Amber Lopez

    Amber is native to Colorado and loves to share her passion for playing outdoors.    In the winter you can find her instructing up at Copper Mountain Resort.  In the summer you can find her instructing Stand Up Paddle for RA guides...

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  • Laura Aguon

  • Grant Kashner

  • Josh "Britney" Jubb

    Josh Jubb otherwise known as Britney fell in love with all things outdoors 6 years ago when attending a small college in the north west of England. From there he took his passion for teaching to University, studying Adventure Sports Coaching and graduating with honours...

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  • Patty LaBarge Pinkham

  • Eben Smith

  • Katie Crites

    Katie has been with Renaissance since 2009. When not at work, you will find her searching out surf spots for SUPing.

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  • Jon Baskin

    Jon Baskin is a Big Guy in a little boat. He may not be the tallest kayaker out there, but we haven't come across any taller yet.  Jon has been kayaking for 7 years. He actually had to wait until they actually made a boat he could fit in...

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  • Roberto Cacho

  • Sarah Schab

    Sarah is a recent college grad working on her internship with Renaissance. She started paddling and SUPing about a year ago and has fallen in love with all things whitewater...

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  • Alec Brazeau

  • Kyleen Luhrs

  • Travis Townes

  • Marcus Rhodenhill

    Marcus began his paddling career in California over 20 years ago. Like many other instructors, his first time in a kayak sparked a relentless craving for whitewater...

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  • Christine Rhodenhill

  • Sean Stevenson

    Sean started kayaking in 2001, less than a year after moving to Colorado. He recognized a deep need to be connected to water and bought all the basic gear...

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  • Taylor Dwyer

    Taylor is a Kayak Instructor with a background in exercise physiology that has led her to share the magic of the river with children with disabilities and wounded veterans ...That is, when she is not at work teaching more kayaking...

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  • Paul MacNaughton (1)

    Paul MacNaughton has been kayaking since his freshman year of college. He has worked with the University of Denver Kayak Club...

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  • Reed Koeneke

  • Dan Gilberstadt

  • Kate Standford

  • Chris Hampton

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