Bill Mattos

Bill Mattos has kayaked in five different decades and is slowly fulfilling an ambition to paddle on every continent and in every ocean. He has competed in a wide variety of disciplines, including to World Championship level in Kayak Freestyle and Pilot Gig Racing, and was the first kayakers to ride the fearsome Teahupo'o wave in French Polynesia. The author of numerous books and hundreds magazine articles, he lives in the French Alps.