Name: Hilde Schweitzer
Hometown: Coloma, Calif.
Favorite River/Wave/Waterfall: Grand Canyon of the Colorado River
Favorite Trick: Old style cartwheels
Favorite Boat: Rockstar S, Zen, Antix, and Nirvana Meds
Crazy Fact About You: Most money made in one day: $750 (river safety for movies and commercials). Least money made in one day: $0 (hydro relicensing work). The amount of work required is inversely proportional to what I made.
If Not Kayaking What Else Would You Be Doing? Mt biking on my Ibis Ripley, skiing, snowboarding, hiking
Why Do You Love Kayaking? Anyone who has ever kayaked knows why I love it. To anyone who has never kayaked; Get yourself a Jackson kayak and find out for yourself!
Accomplishments: Over 4 decades of guiding people in rafts, paddle boats, and kayaks on the Grand Canyon. Currently working on hydro relicensing representing private boater interests on dewatered reaches; completed the Upper American River Project and working on the Middle Fork American River relicense.