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Addie Bertoni

Expedition Guide, Whitewater & Swiftwater Rescue Instructor

Addie’s adventures in white water began on the Ottawa River. Shortly after her first strokes in a kayak, she was hooked. She balanced a year-round paddling lifestyle by working as a raft guide in New Zealand during the Canadian winter and returning to the Ottawa River in the summer. Addie loves sharing her passion for whitewater with others. Whether it be a casual afternoon paddle or multi-day extravaganza, she’s always keen!

Addie owns and operates a small business making warm and fuzzy fleece tee shirts, an idea born on the Magpie River. In the future, she plans to balance whitewater awesomeness with working with BC ambulance.

Addie’s certifications include:

  • Team Canada Women’s Rafting Team
  • Whitewater Instructor
  • Emergency Medical Responder
  • NZ class 4/5 guide license