Aaron Peeler, Owner of H2O Rescue Gear & Outdoor School Director at the US National Whitewater Center, started his river career before even being born. Growing up with a dad that was a river guide and taking his first rafting trip while still in his mother’s womb, he had paddling in his blood. Aaron started his professional career as a guide in the late 90’s guiding and paddling on rivers throughout the southeast. Over the past 20+ years Aaron commercially guided, trained guides and supervised outposts on many different rivers across the US. Aaron owns and operates H2O Rescue Gear where is design and sells progressive water rescue gear. Aaron also works full-time at the US National Whitewater Center (USNWC) as the Outdoor School Director where he developed the rafting operations and swiftwater rescue programs. Aaron teaches hundreds of professional rescuers (fire, rescue, and military), each year, in swiftwater and raft based courses. Aaron is holds an Instructor Trainer Certifications in Advanced Swiftwater Rescue and Raft instruction for the American Canoe Association. Aaron is also the Vice Chair for the ACA’s Safety Rescue Committee and Raft Instruction Committee. Aaron is an ITRA Level 3A and 3B Swiftwater Instructor.
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