Name: Ruth Gordon Ebens
Nickname: Ruddy, RGiddy, Rooster
Hometown: Born and raised in Burnstown, Ontario, Canada but currently reside in Reno, NV
Favorite Place to Paddle: Big water anywhere: the Ottawa, the White Nile, the Futa etc. But you’ll also find me with a big smile on creeks, lakes and the ocean too.
2007 Freestyle Kayaking World Champion
2009 Freestyle Kayaking Silver Medalist
2011 Freestyle Kayaking Bronze Medalist
5 x Canadian National Champion
Creekboat: Villian S
Why Ruth Loves Kayaking: It has provided me with a vehicle for seeing the world. Growing up in a small town I had no idea what awaited me beyond 100 miles, let alone in a different country! After visiting most of the continents I can confidently say the perspective from the water is unsurpassed.