Angerlaq Andersen Olsen
Angerlaq Andersen Olsen and her sister Dagny Andersen are our guests from Greenland. Angerlaq has kayaked and competed in Greenland for over 25 years. Angerlaq has won the women's title in the Greenland National Kayaking Championships multiple times.
Greg participated in the annual Greenland Kayaking Championship and won his age group in the World Class in 2000. Greg competed again in 2002 and earned another gold medal for rolling.
Dubside started competing at the Greenland Championships in 2004 and has been a competition judge since 2010. He is a master and ambassador of Allunaariaqattaarneq aka Greenlandic Rope Gymnastics.
Cheri is returning to HRGF! Cheri competed in the Greenland National Kayaking Championships in both 2004 and 2005, in events ranging from rolling to individual and relay races, winning multiple
Nate Apgar has been in kayaks since before he could walk. He is a familiar face at Qajaq USA events, usually seen on the ropes or acting as an assisting MC. He competed in the 2017 Greenland kayak championships and explored the islands around Aasiaat.
"I believe with all my heart that you should always stop for shenanigans" -Nate Apgar
Don Beale and Joanne Barta
Don and Joanne are part of the team that puts on the annual South Sound Traditional Inuit Kayak Symposium (SSTIKS) in Washington State. Don and Joanne will offer a paddle carving workshop (subject to sufficient enrollment) and are master instructors in rescues in a skinny kayak.