River Store Staff 2016

Dan Styling in the surf

Dan Crandall – Owner

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 Kettenhoffen –  River Store Manager 

Paddling since 2014

Kristin enjoying another great day on a C2G lap

Outdoors enthusiast, Former Collegiate soccer goalie and Kayaker!

Favorite runs are The South Fork American, of course. She is looking to progress and get on some more rivers come 2018!

Currently studying Geology at Sierra College

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 he took a class with current adventures kayak school and Kim Sprague took Connor 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.

Currently studying Geological Engineering at Colorado School of Mines


 OTHER River Store Team Paddlers

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