River Store Staff 2016

Dan Crandall – Owner

Dan styling in the Surf

Slalom, Touring,  Whitewater Kayaking, on US Surf Kayak Team.

Instructor for all of the above :O)  or


Colleen on Pacuare in Costarica

Colleen McKinnon – Accounts

Paddling since?

Rafting, Touring, and some whitewater.


Gigi on Deer Creek, CA

Gigi McBee – Buyer

Paddler since 1996

Whitewater Kayaker, Rower/Rafter, Some Touring Kayaking

Whitewater Kayak  instructor since 1997 & Rescue instructor since 2005.


Kristin enjoying the Coast :O)

Kristin Kettenhoffen –  River Store Manager 

Paddling since 2014

Outdoors enthusiast, Collegiate Soccer Star and Kayaker!

Favorite Waters: Big Lagoon in Trinidad, CA, South Jetty in Humboldt Bay, and the South Fork American

More on Kristin HERE



Connor on E to P section of South Fork Yuba. Chilin in a Eddy!

Connor Manley   – Team River Store/ Sales

Paddling since 2014 when i took a class with current adventures kayak school and Kim Sprague took me under his wing. Favorite runs include South, Middle, and North fork American river along with the South Yuba and North Fork feather.

More about Connor Here



Ethan on Riverton to P-Vine, Upper South Fork American
Ethan on Riverton to P-Vine, Upper South Fork American

Ethan Howard – Team River Store/ Sales

 Paddling since July 2015!

Took a Current Adventures Class  July 2015 w/ Gigi and was HOOKED!  Been paddling on multiple stretches of the South Fork American  Chili Bar, Gorge, and Riverton to P-vine.




 OTHER River Store Team Paddlers

Pete Delosa going air borne! (Also Team Pyranha)
Dylan Nicole Learning to Fly! (Also Team Dagger)
Julie Mitravich @ Barcking Dog
(She is now our East Coast Paddler :O) )
(Also Team Pyranha)