Simon Westgarth

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Simon Westgarth

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Devon, Slovenia, Valsesia or Sjoa. One of the most recognisable figures in the European paddling scene, Simon is known for his smooth lines on the water, progressive coaching style, and encyclopedic river knowledge. From autumn spent on Devon’s River Dart, to Norway in high summer, via Slovenia and Italy during the melt, you’ll find Simon where the paddling is best. With an impressive resume of freestyle titles, and an endless list of destinations he's travelled to, Simon has been involved in the progression of whitewater kayaking for the past twenty years. You’d struggle to find a more dependable guide to show you down Europe’s finest rivers.