Interview: Mick Hopkinson

you have to imagine the complete newness of it all…Central Africa, hideous history. ¬†All the previous expeditions had been attacked by the Shifta with various results…castration, shot to death, attacked by crocodiles or drowned crossing tributaries.

Since pioneering river sections all over the world in the 1970’s, Mick Hopkinson has continued to explore rivers all over the world & finally settled down in Murchison, where he set up the NZ Kayak School. Mick still lives the ‘kayakers dream’ of alternate summers, and we managed to track Mick down in Wyoming on a ‘rare rainy day’.

Read: Interview, Mick Hopkinson – Cumec Magazine