Eugene Buchanan is the Editor-in-Chief of Paddler magazine. A member of New York's Explorers Club, Eugene is an avid adventurer with several first descents to his credit. His passion for traveling, writing, and paddling has taken him to more than 30 countries on six of the seven continents.
Jason Smith is editor of Canoe & Kayak UK, Britain's bestselling paddle-sports magazine Jason is an active paddler and his career includes a first descent of the Rio Cothuasi in Peru, representing Great Britain at the World Freestyle Kayaking Championships and challenging the huge rapids of some of the world's biggest whitewater rivers.
James Weir explores and competes all over the world; coaching white water canoeing and guiding rafts down Europe's most challenging rivers. He has represented Great Britain in white water canoeing and currently represents Switzerland. When not on the river James is busy indulging his passion for photography and works as a freelance journalist for several international canoeing magazines.