River Valley Staff – Derek Klapka
Position at River Valley: Senior River Guide
Rafting or Horse Trekking Guide: River guide
Hometown/Country: Hawkesbury, Canada
Background: Ba. SC, vet-tech, lab-tech, gen. Arts & Science but prefer the school of life
Favourite Music: Everything.
Favourite thing about working at River Valley: The river. The paycheck. Hugo’s B.L.Ts in the morning.
Greatest Work Memory: 2011. and my birthday in 2016 when the customers were stage diving off the balcony.
Hobbies and Interests: Talking….lots, playing the guitar, building, kayaking and trying to make sense of it all.
Years as a Guide: Since 1995
Years at River Valley: Seasonal since the dawn of time
He aha te mea nui o te ao?
Te tangata, te tangata , te tangata
P.S. – I think that is the correct spelling
As well as ..practice compassion