It's all about water
Larry Ausley is an ACA certified whitewater kayaking Instructor Trainer Educator (ITE), advanced whitewater (L5) and coastal kayaking, river safety and rescue (L3) and canoe (L1) instructor. He is the 2012-2015 Chair of ACA's River Kayak Committee, is a past member of the national Board of Directors and past-Secretary of the American Canoe Association. He is an affiliate Instructor Trainer Educator for Canoe, Kayak and Paddle Co. (an ACA Pro School) in Vienna, VA, teaching from the Research Triangle area of NC. He is a past-president of the Carolina Canoe Club. Larry is a retired State of North Carolina water quality biologist with a degree in Marine Biology, is a Certified Public Manager and is broadly published on water quality monitoring and aquatic toxicology.
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I’ll be offering a Level 1 Introduction to Kayaking Instructor Update course on Sept. 14, 2013 on Lookout Shoals Lake near Statesville, NC for ACA L1 Kayaking instructors on Sept. 14. Course fee is $50 with all net proceeds being … Continue reading
I have several first-time students contact me every year wanting to learn to roll their kayaks. As with any of these first contacts, I’ll try to get an idea of what their experiential background with, and goals for kayaking are. … Continue reading
New Year weekend with water. Yes! The holiday and recent rains west and north of here gave me a chance to hook up with some good friends from Virginia for 3 great days of paddling. Day one was up to … Continue reading
Year-end retrospectives are all the rage, so I may as well fall in line. In no particular order: Work with the ACA 2011 was my final year on the ACA Board of Directors. I hope I acceptably lived up to … Continue reading