Additions to the line up are being published daily.
Bren Orton, 23, first got to try kayaking when he was 9, on a school trip out of the city and into the countryside. Just this year, he completed a daring descent of Big Banana Falls in Mexico. It is the highest waterfall ever navigated by a British kayaker and the second highest descent in history.
Vávrinec 'Vávra' Hradílek
A three-time world champion, two-time European champion and London 2012 silver medallist, Vávra started with water slalom in 1999. He also competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing as well as won a Silver in World Championship 2010.
Kalob grew up on the banks of the Ottawa River, and has been a strong paddler since childhood. When he was 10, he kayaked whitewater for the first time and his world changed forever. By age 13, he’d committed himself to learning freestyle kayaking, and less than a decade later was competing among the world’s best. Some of Kalob’s competitive paddling highlights include winning the Canadian Junior National Championships and representing Canada at the World Freestyle Kayaking Championships, where he finished sixth.
Dane Jackson was around 5 or 6 years old when he first stepped foot in a kayak. Today he is a World Champion professional kayaker sponsored by his family's own kayak producing company Jackson Kayak. The paddling prodigy has been featured in Kayak Session and Rapid Magazine, launched first descents of waterfalls in Mexico and beyond, and has racked up over 80 first-place finishes in freestyle kayaking competitions.
Michael "Mike" Dawson is a New Zealand slalom canoeist who has competed at the international level since 2004. Although he has been New Zealand's best canoe slalomer for more than a decade, the 29-year-old is more internationally renowned for his extreme kayak feats, having won a slew of titles in some of the biggest rapids on the planet, and through his expedition paddling.
Nick is a world class champion kayaker who started paddling back when he was 13. His accomplishments include being the World Freestyle Kayak Champion, first complete descents of the Rio Alseseca, Vera Cruz Mexico, North American Champion 2007, Bronze in World Championships 2007, descent of the Niagara Gorge and Three-time Canadian National Champion.
Born and raised in Stevensville, Montana,Tyler Bradt was first introduced to kayaking at only six years of age. Tyler's skills seemed to be above average as he kayaked class five rapids only six years later at the age of 12. By age 15, he was a kayaking prodigy, receiving national recognition for his abilities. Tyler has appeared in several films. He has gone on kayaking expeditions and holds the record for the highest waterfall kayaked at 189 ft.
Aniol Serrasolses is a kayak adventurer from the Catalonia region of Spain. Serrasolses first started paddling thanks to his brother, Gerd, who one day took him along to his town's club, the Salt-ter. Serrasolses has made a big impact on the kayaking world, with his achievements including completing the first descent of Keyhole Falls, Canada, in 2014 and winning Sickline Austria in 2016.