Imagine the pure water dream, of two trickling streams at altitude amongst snow and glaciers and endless vistas through cool mountain air.
The dream confluenced and flowed amongst eddies of ideas, pools of thought, bubbles of plans & waves of passion. Within a few hundred metres, a safe liquid line concept, weaved through the rapids of obstacles and guided the vision on the line of least resistance into reality.
A boat was designed and built to run this flow of reality. She was named, Planet River. A small crew is currently on board and it is paddled by Rob Wilson & steered by Ine Skjørten Wilson.
1000´s of kilometres of river current, individually travelled and experienced in the river travel industry by Rob & Ine led to this confluence of combined interest and they continue to contribute and LIVE the river travellers lifestyle, together.
Their passion is to explore and document rivers of our planet from source to mouth. Promoting free flowing rivers and river travel - involving safety, organising events, white water instruction and photography. Future plans include educational publishing and possibly developing a river lifestyle center.
Ine Skjørten Wilson
Experienced knowledge of the Norwegian & international river and competitive rafting scene via 30 years of being in the flow as a kayak instructor, photo boater, raft guide, expedition paddler & national raft team captain.
Ine holds the line relating to business goals, budgets, sponsorship and Robs´ class 5 ideas. Contributing with published articles, hand-drawn illustrations, commercial photography, racing rafts and expedition experience.
Balanced by yoga, practicing as a psychologist specialist, photography, art studies and a lovingly attended organic summer vegetable garden.
River skills nurtured as a river manager, raft guide, kayak instructor and photo-boater on the Apurimac, Futaleufu, Ottawa, White Nile, Sjoa & Orange lined up the skills for a solo 2000+ km expedition.
Rob seeks un-run lines. Expedition strategy,
studying maps, designing posters, creating photo collages, website design & updates, photography, racing white-water kayaks & detailed planning of expedition routes are his choices.
Solo paddling, whether it be photo-boating or getting dropped off upriver and finding a safe line home, maintains lifes perspectives.