We are a young company, very motivated and eager to show our clients all we know.
Kayak Basque Country
"DON´T STAY AT HOME, GO OUT AND LOOK FOR YOUR ADVENTURE"
THE SPIRIT OF KAYAK BASQUE COUNTRY
We do what we love, after more than 15 years of experience in the world of kayaking competing and traveling around the world, we want to let people know our passion. You will meet professional and very experienced kayak guides, high class material and spectacular activities that will make you spend very special time in contact with the nature.
Aitor Goikoetxea was born in San Sebastian on 10-09-1990 and since he was 8 years old he has been involve in the kayaking community because of his brothers. That´s why he will always be grateful to them.
He is graduate in Business Administration and Management and holds the titles of Sports Technician level 2 of "White water guide" and "national white water trainer" level 3. He has also worked as a national trainer at the National High Performance Center located in León.
Now, he decided to create the company KAYAK BASQUE COUNTRY with the objective to show people the most beautiful places of the Basque Country that can only be appreciated if you approach by kayak..
Since he was 16 he has been a member of the spanish national team, first in c2 (2 sited canoe), in wich he has participated in different championships (world champ., European champ...) and after this in freestyle where he have obtained very good results, like his bronze medal ind the world championship or his silver and bronze medal in the European championships.
- 2º y 3º in the European championships in c1 and oc1 categories (Lienz) 2012
- 3º in the world championship in c1 category (Plattling) 2011
- Spanish champion in c2 category 2010/2018
- Semifinalist in the European u23 championship in slalom 2009
In addition, he has made several trips around the world. His first big trip was at the age of 19 in Uganda which he describes as "an authentic adventure, in a extraordinary country with epic rivers.
- Uganda 2009
- Ecuador 2010
- Canada 2013
- Usa 2013
- Patagonia 2014
- Córsica 2015
- Greenland 2016
- Chile 2018
Irati Goikoetxea nació en San Sebastián el 10-04-1986 y desde que tenía 8 años ha estado envuelto en el mundo del piraguismo hasta hoy en día.
Es graduada en Magisterio en lengua extranjera y en psicopedagogía además de tener el master de CAP. Cuenta también con el título nivel 3 de entrenadora de piraguismo nacional.
Es una de las piraguistas con más años de experiencia dentro del equipo nacional de slalom habiendo obtenido muchos éxitos. Además ha sido reserva para las olimpiadas de Londres.