“Adrenaline sport with girl appeal”
Looking for a thrill, great exercise or simply the opportunity to be outdoors on one of the many waterways in and around Waterloo Region, more women have started paddling their way to adventure and better health.
Stephanie Park was just nine when she returned from summer camp and told her parents she needed a kayak.
“I was hooked,” she remembers.
They, in turn, told her she could earn one with money from her paper route.
Although that didn’t happen, her natural ability and passion for the sport had her in swimming pools, teaching rolling clinics, by the time she was 14…