Adventurous kayaker, 14, makes a splash
Controlling her motion with hand paddles, Audrey Adamchak, a 14-year-old ninth-grader at Holmes Junior High, bobs through the rapids on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. Courtesy photo
There is little doubt that 14-year-old Audrey Adamchak has adventure in her blood.
The personable — and courageous — Audrey already has dabbled in bike racing, gymnastics, rugby, water polo, soccer and swimming.
She says she’s going to stick with recreational biking, “maybe go back to rugby” and, just this week, began testing the water at River City Rowing at Lake Washington.
But the Holmes Junior High ninth-grader’s real passion seems to be white-water kayaking — an activity she’s undertaken with a unique approach and a big appetite. Continue Reading