Norbert Sattler and Austrian Kayaking

I like to paddle when the water is brown.

There exists in the center of Europe a mountainous region called the Tyrol. There the people wear decorative black lederhosen and hats with long, flowing white plumes and speak a relaxed, lilting form of German.

During the winter the Tyrol has some of the best skiing in theworld. But when the snow melts and turns to water, the Tyrol then has some of the world’s best whitewater. Thus, there exists a breed of athlete who skis during the winter and paddles during the summer.

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