James Manke

International Kayak Instructor

James Manke

James has been travelling the globe teaching kayak rolling, surfing and rough water clinics over the past 11 years. His true passion is rough water paddling as an active member of The Hurricane Riders. James is also the former International kayak rolling champion. James loves teaching various kayak rolls and helps paddlers tradition their fear into skill for big adventures! Primarily a Greenland paddler, James is often found challenging himself having once paddled the Grand Canyon with a traditional paddle.

James's Kayak History

2021 - BC Provincial Kayak Instruction

2014 - National Greenland Kayaking Championships

2012 - Grand Canyon, Sea Kayak with Greenland Paddle