Photo by David Jackson

Photo by David Jackson

Isaac Levinson


KNOWN FOR: Southeast native turned PNW local. Consistently paddles fast and smooth in chaotic Class V races, especially in a longboat.

THIS YEAR: It was a big year for Levinson. In addition to recovering from a broken back, Levinson won his second title as Green Race Champion and took home gold at the 2014 GoPro Steep Creek Championship on Homestake Creek, Colo. Rad footage from Levinson's trip to Mexico shows that an elite slalom background doesn't just help with creek racing- it's always a sure fire way to lay down enviable lines on waterfalls over 60 feet.

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