Twelve Questions is back from a wee rest period while we got a new issue of Cumec Magazine edited, designed, and printed. We're now swinging into action with another round of Twelve Questions; starting with Team Horizonline Canoes paddler Jonathan Davis from Sydney, Australia.

Who are you?
Jonathan Davis, 24 years old and Australian. A former slalom paddler turned river lover (creeking & raft guiding).
Jonathan Davis - Kayaking in North Queensland

Herbert River, Far North Queensland. Photo by: Sean McManamy

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Sophia Mulder - Twelve Questions - Cumec Magazine

In the third installment of our 'Twelve Questions' we tracked down Sophia Mulder to learn a little bit more about the lass from the deep south turned NZ Kayak School Instructor, Citroen Race Champion, and Buller Festival 2013 event organiser.

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Jo McWilliam on the Seven Teacups in Chile. Photo Garth Low

Round two of our new online interview series that we're running called 'Twelve Questions' sees Wellington based architect and keen paddling enthusiast Jo McWilliam (nee Dovey) answer our set of questions.

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Phil Boorman - Twelve Questions - Shotover River and SloveniaThis is the first in a new series of online interviews that we're running called 'Twelve Questions' with a focus on the diversity of local paddlers and their backgrounds within our community.

In this first interview we asked the ever enthusiastic Phil Boorman to give us a rundown on his paddling history, what he does for a living, and what is right and wrong with paddling.

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The name Rush Sturges has become ingrained with kayaking movies since 2002. As a key member of the Young Gun Productions crew (YGP) he has helped to shape a new generation of kayaking movies. New Reign, Dynasty, Source and State of the Art have shown paddling at its best all over the world.

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Nikki and Sam Teva Tour

When people talk about female kayakers there is one name that immediately comes to mind. For over a decade Nicola Kelly has been at the top of the sport, not just in one discipline but in everything; from Freestyle to Expeditions, paddling movies to World Rafting Championships.

So how has a young girl from Geraladine became a household name in the Whitewater World, and what are her plans now that she's added a new dimension to life -  Motherhood. 

We tracked down Nikki via email and got her thoughts on the common and not so common questions on her career.

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