ACA (American Canoe Association) certified SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) and kayak instructor, Karla Held offers paddling lessons on Central Texan and Costa Rican Rivers.
Karla has been a kayak instructor and raft guide on rivers of Texas, Tennessee, North Carolina, & Massachusetts. She focuses on individual & group instruction, family river trips, working with youth, and weekend/multi-day trips!
Fluent in Spanish & French, Karla has guided on rivers in France, Laos, Mexico, and Costa Rica. She’s currently offering year round trips in Costa Rica and other parts of the world with Paddle World Adventures. Karla enjoys connecting paddlers to other paddlers & paddling outfitters in the US and abroad.
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Karla Held is also a professional photographer and has done numerous kayaking articles
for the San Antonio Express News, Houston Chronicle and Austin American-Statesman.
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For a great article on “Paddling the Pedernales”, follow the link below!!