About Laura Rider
Joined BWCC in 1974!! Instantly loved the sport and joined the racing team - voyageur, war boat, C-1, C-2, K-1, K-2, K-4 and gunwale bobbing!! Club growth and new building came paid opportunities as Dock Supervisor, Lessons Instructor and Hall Manager. Paddling adventures were the Athabasca, Kootenay, Clear Water, Red Deer & Old Man. Introduction to cross country skiing and hosteling!!. Slowing it down over the years to paddling Red Deer, Bow, Highwood plus adventures on the Bowron Lakes, Quesnel Lake and Bella Coola.