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Jo Nicolson

Jo Nicolson
Sea Kayak Guide (SKGABC) and Paddle Canada Kayak Instructor

Jo is a Paddle Canada Level 2 instructor with Level 3 skills, a Flatwater SUP instructor, and a SGKABC Level 3 kayak guide. When not out kayaking or hiking, Jo is a schoolteacher (the job that pays the bills), hence the passion for coaching. Her first experience kayaking was a surf kayak course offered by Ocean River many, many years ago – ‘Oh, I’ve always wanted to kayak…’ Since then, you can’t get her off the water!

About Ocean River

Located in Victoria, British Columbia on beautiful Vancouver Island, Ocean River is one of the premier speciality kayak and adventure companies in North America. Brian Henry, the founder & current owner, has been running Ocean River since 1981, and Ocean River continues to be recognised as one of the most significant outdoor/paddlesports instructional & tours provider in North America.

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