My name is Aniol Serrasolses, I am 19 years-old and I am from Catalonia, Spain.
I started kayaking when I was 12 years-old at the kayak club in my hometown the Salt-ter. Tired of living in a place with no white water and with really low possibilities for the practice of kayaking, I moved out to Sort, where I’ve been working as a River Guide during the last 4 years.
With no doubts the Noguera Pallaresa river have been my school and the place where I formed myself as a multi-discipline kayaker: Creeker, freestyle-kayaker and expedition kayaker.
During the winter of (2009/2010) I was lucky to travel to Chile and Argentina. That was such an epic trip where we lived many experiences, paddled many incredible rivers, met a lot of new people and shared another culture for 6 months.
For me kayaking it’s a great excuse to travel, discover this amazing world that we got outside and see many incredible places that you can only access with your kayak. The exploration and the search of new rivers and waterfalls is one of the aspects I enjoy the most.
I feel really lucky and thankful to have found this sport that finally has become a way of living for me. I love the life that I’m living and I wouldn’t change it for a better work, have more money or a more comfortable life…
I really want to keep kayaking, traveling and documenting all the things we attempt for the years to come!
- 2011: 2nd descent of big Banana falls 128 ft.
- 2011: 1st descent of Puma falls, Chile 115 ft.
- 2012: 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th downriver freestyle on rider of the year honey badger award
- 2012: Best short film by rider of the year
- 2012: Best short film of the year by KS
- 2013: 2nd At the best short film by KS Rider of the year nominee
- 2013: 3d Descent of site zed most runs of the Stikine in a single year (5)
- 2014: Highest full descent of the Stikine
I want to travel all around the world paddling the hardest rivers on the most remote and beautiful places.
My greatest achievement is to be able to make a living out of kayaking. It is my biggest passion. I love the sport and all the experiences and places involved with it.
Having a sick line of a waterfall… completing a first descent or just running a new river somewhere… I love multi day expeditions and getting away of civilization for a while. Enjoying nature in its fullest!
My training success is based on paddling a lot… I don’t focus on any specific training, I just make sure that everyday out there is filled with fun and laughter! If you do something enough times and have fun while doing it, you learn it!
At the hardest races, I am scared of ending up swimming and breaking a few bones… I am not a really good racer / competitor so I don’t feel much pressure to perform good. I just try to get out there having as much fun as possible and being smooth !
My family !!! They have always been supportive with me following my dreams and they are always excited to watch some of my new videos !!!
Go for it !!! No matter what people say. If you really want to do something, you have to go for it now !!
River Rafting, Wind Tunnel Flying & Outdoor activities in Empuriabrava, Spain.
From June to September. 3 Days – air travel not included.
Platinum Tandem Skydive (Saturday, Sunday & holidays)
Video & Photos Package
With this package two instructors jump with you, your tandem instructor and the cameraman instructor. After a brief interview before getting on board, the instructor cameraman films you in the plane, recording every detail of the takeoff, the flight, the comments … The cameraman jumps with you and your tandem instructor to record all the freefall, while taking between 25-40 photographs. During the parachute flight the cameraman goes faster down than you and your instructor, reaching land before to record and photography your landing.
The video report is edited with music and comes on a DVD, along with a CD with photographs.
Note that the video report is per person, while the camera can record sometimes two people on the ground and in flight, during free fall can only record one person with his instructor, because each person jumps from the plane with a time gap from each other for security reasons.