Name: Maddie Kimmel
Nicknames: Madz, Maddie Cakes, Paddle’n Madeline
Hometown: I have no hometown because my dad was in the military. But, I was born in California and I have lived in three countries.
Favorite place to paddle: (I do not have a favorite place, I cannot choose just one) Ottawa River, Little Falls on the Potomac , Lower Yough
- 5th place at the NOC Freestyle competition
- 4 medals in Potomac Slalom
- Surfed Phil’s on the Ottawa river (sometimes not on purpose)
- Improved my slalom time from last year by 80%
- Ran the main channel on the Ottawa river
- I learned how to loop, spin, handroll, and backdeck roll
- And more counting!!!
Playboat : Shooting Star
Creekboat: Side Kick
Crazy fact about Maddie: I love to play in the whirlpools and the best part is when my boat and I get sucked under.
Why Maddie likes to kayak: I love being out on the water and in the big waves but the best part is when you get wet.