Bevin Schmidt has been living and breathing the paddling culture since his youth in North Bay Ontario. Bevin is a qualified padding instructor in various paddling associations. Bevin and his wife LA founded and developed the Ottawa River Canoe Club. This club encompasses all types of paddlesports including sprint kayak/canoe, dragon boat, outrigger canoe, surfski, stand up paddleboard, and recreational canoe.
Bevin’s company, wavepaddlesport.ca, imports high quality Vajda surfskis, canoes and kayaks from the Slovak Republic.