#100 - West Hansen - Arctic Cowboys Kayak the Northwest Passage
Today’s episode marks a significant milestone to Paddling the Blue with episode #100. Our first episode released in February 2020 and we’ve come to you every two weeks since and we’ve had more than 120,000 listens from 103 countries.
Thank you to every guest who has generously shared their experiences. Thank you to you for listening and for reaching out to tell us how you were inspired by a guest, giving your suggestions, and your support. Because of you, we have had the opportunity to talk with guests across the globe about paddling on every continent. Thank you!
There are so many more stories to share with you and we are excited for the next 100 episodes!
Today’s guest is West Hansen. West and the four person team, The Arctic Cowboys, came together to be the first team to paddle the entire length of the Northwest Passage by kayak in a single season. It’s a tale that takes us from Baffin Bay to the Beaufort Sea while dodging icebergs, massive ocean waves, and killer Corgi puppies. Team members include West Hansen, Jeff Wueste, Eileen Visser, and Mark Agnew.
Before we get to our chat with West:
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