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Josefa Sepulveda

Hometown: Temuco, Chile

Living now:  Arlberg, Austria

Discipline: Whitewater

Current Boats: Spade Barracuda

Shaft of choice: Straight

Big volume or tight and technical: Big volume

Favourite Paddling Spot: Rio Fuy or Rio Futaleufu, Chile

Why should you be on the Peak PS Team?: I have represented Chile in Slalom, I studied at the prestigious UFRO in Pucon and attained best student.  I love kayaking in my Peak PS kit and always bring a smile on the river!

What can you bring to the party?: Smooth lines and a bundle of sunshine!

How did you get into paddling?: A friend of mine from Chile sat me in a kayak and I have been hooked ever since.

Achievements: Represented Chile in the Sud Americano games in Brasil, Best student in the UFRO Pucon Outdoor Education Degree, Overall Champion at the Pucon River Festival, which included 1st Extreme Slalom, 1st Boatercross, 2nd Time Trial, 2nd Downriver.

Whats next…..ambitions/plans: To improve my leading and coaching in whitewater kayaking, to go and explore other rivers around the world and to show kayakers the stunning rivers of my country - Chile.

Do you have any paddlesport qualifications: British Canoeing Advanced Whitewater Leader

Best things about paddling: Going to beautiful and remote locations, sharing the river with lovely like minded people.

Best boating moment: Kayaking the Rio Puesco in Pucon and dropping the 16m Cobra waterfall on the Rio Fuy in Chile.

Worst boating moment: Dropping into a HUGE hole at the Casa del Piedra on the Rio Futaleufu in huge water.  I ended up swimming and getting some serious downtime.

Any other hobbies:  Eating! Painting, Running, Training and more training!

Ultimate worldwide destination: Austria baby!

Food: Mushrooms, Fish

Drink: Maté 

Music: Jungle

Movie: La Princesa Mononoke, interstellar 

Read: El placebo eres tú

Piece of Peak PS kit: Whitewater One Piece, it is my first ever suit and I am so happy to be nice and dry on the river no matter what the weather is!