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Justin Kleberg

Justin Kleberg
Justin is an avid whitewater kayaker who enjoys rainy days on the river, quality green wave front surfs, and crisp eddy turns.

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Educating the Educators: Instructor Development with the American Canoe Association

By Justin Kleberg on 11/23/15 7:00 AM

Instructor development workshops are a cornerstone of the American Canoe Association. Each fall, Mike Mather of Mather Rescue hosts an annual swiftwater instructor workshop in collaboration with ZOAR Outdoors and the ACA on the Deerfield River in Charlemont, Massachusetts. Having obtained training from several individuals who dramatically impact the swiftwater rescue world, I was eager to study under Mike's tutelage.

Dropping into Tunnel, Gore Canyon on the Colorado River. Photo by Adam Mayo.
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Topics: canoeing, National Outdoor Leadership School, Educators Notebook, instructors, education, Instructor Development Fund (IDF), leadership

Right Place, Right Time, Right Education

By Justin Kleberg on 6/23/15 8:00 AM

Editor's note: Justin Kleberg uses the skill and expertise he gained from NOLS Wilderness Medicine in the unpredictable world of whitewater rafting. Article adapted from the Spring 2015 Leader.

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Topics: Alumni, backcountry, whitewater rafting, Wilderness Medicine