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Livin’ the Dream

A couple of winters ago, I set a new course for my life by following my passions and interests. This in turn led me to boatbuilding. The reason why is I simply needed a change after working in a retail kayak shop a number of years. It was a great job that allowed me to develop as a kayaker and person. Nonetheless, I decided I needed something new.

While working at the kayak shop, I’d also worked at a tech startup one day a week for six hours. The company created individualized outdoor recreation plans in real-time based on customer preferences. My role was to create trips for the company database and recommend trips to customers. It was a cool job, but I barely lasted six hours staring at a computer. It soon became clear I am not cut

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