THE CREW

TITUS KODZOMAN
TITUS KODZOMANFounder/Chief expedition leader
Tripadvisor
Titus has the experience and understanding to maximize your valuable time with us. His passion and love for the ocean is highly contagious and guaranteed to give you the richest experience possible. Titus is a true ‘waterman’. Surfer, kitesurfer, freediver, lifeguard, yachtmaster, Ex Royal Marine, SUP distance paddler and certified ‘Wim Hof Method’ instructor. He loves to identify and challenge limiting beliefs in himself & others.
VANJA KODZOMAN
VANJA KODZOMANHost/CFO
A native Norwegian. Vanja takes care of business. She is the mother and carer, the number puncher and the paper pusher, the SoMe queen and the designer. A true entrepreneur who is bold, vunerable and brave. In business – along with integrity – she believes the ‘WHY’ is more important than the ‘WHAT’. Vanja is happiest around a bonfire in beautiful Norwegian nature with friends.
COURTNEY SINCLAIR
COURTNEY SINCLAIRExpedition leader
Courtney is a lover of laughter and new adventures. She seeks to provide opportunities for you to connect with the natural world through outdoor experiences. She feels most in her element on the water and loves to explore new waterways. She is a Paddle Canada Advanced Flatwater SUP Instructor, ultra-distance marathon paddler and Paddling Magazine contributor. Courtney was first introduced to stand up paddling at Northern Edge Algonquin and can’t wait to share her love of paddling with you!
KEV BRADY
KEV BRADYExpedition leader/Guide
Kev is an ASI Level 2 SUP Instructor and has a history of impressive solo adventures from Paddling the Mississippi source to sea in a canoe to being the first person to swim the River Severn source to Sea. Kev is an outstanding waterman and can be found leading SUP expeditions during the winter months in Sri Lanka with his own ‘Ganga adventures’ . Happily he is joining the SUP Norway team for the summer. Kev is great fun and his positive attitude is highly infectious.

ASSISTANT GUIDES

SEVERINE VASSELIN
SEVERINE VASSELINInstructor/Guide
The founder of Watertrek, an NGO involved in protecting aquatic ecosystems. Severine is also an ISA SUP instructor and SLSGB surf lifesaver as well as having a career in acting and producing. She is an SUP Norway veteran, passionate environmentalist and an incredibly inspirational human being. We love her! https://watertrek.org/
PAUL GROOMBRIDGE
PAUL GROOMBRIDGEGuide
Paul is an experienced military/civilian expedition leader & adventure training instructor. He has 10 yrs experience as a medical first responder and an impressive array of qualifications including WSA SUP coach. He’s also great fun to be around.
ELAINE FARQUHARSON
ELAINE FARQUHARSONGuide/Instructor
Elaine started paddling on welsh white water rivers when just 10 years old. She is a qualified ISA SUP coach and British Canoeing kayak coach.
Elaine is an advanced level sports physio specialising in paddling and biomechanics. This knowledge has helped her secure wins in various SUP racing events and to specialise in subarctic and temporate climate expeditions. Her greatest adventure is sharing life with her two fabulous little daughters.
KIM FOSTER
KIM FOSTERGuide
An SUP Norway veteran. Kim has an impressive history as a solo endurance athlete both in Standup paddling & cycling. Kim’s enthusiasm is contagious and we really feel lucky to have him on the team this year!
DONNA-LOU NIXON
DONNA-LOU NIXONGuide/Instructor
AKA ‘MotherSUPer’, Australian Donna-Lou is a living legend & SUP expeditioner extraordinaire.
Donna-Lou has agreed to assist on our first expedition of 2020 before she paddles off into the distance on yet another massive solo paddle.
INGEBORG MOUT
INGEBORG MOUTGuide/Instructor
With the Amsterdam canals as a backyard to her houseboat, Ingeborg is a SUP instructor and experienced travel guide who literally lives on water. She has taken part in the gruelling 11 cities race and is a SUP Norway veteran. We can’t wait to get back out on the fjords with Ingeborg in 2020.

PARTNERS & FRIENDS

NATALIE BANNISTER
NATALIE BANNISTERExpedition partner/Guide
Founder of the incredibly successful Gutsygirls initiative for women seeking adventure. Natalie has boundless energy and enthusiasm as an experienced expedition leader. SUP Norway & Natalie host 2 Gutsygirls (Women only) expeditions each year. https://gutsygirls.co.uk
BART SCHOLTISSEN
BART SCHOLTISSENExpedition partner/Guide
Mindset Expert, Wim Hof ​​Method instructor, Lifestyle Hacker. Originally trained in neuropsychology, Bart has spent the last 5 years helping people get back to their nature. Bart & Titus host the 5 day ‘Discovery expedition’ where participants can experience profound insights and change. A truly powerful experience. https://bartscholtissen.nl
REMUS KNOWLES
REMUS KNOWLESInstructor/Guide
Remus is happiest climbing routes that would turn most mortals into shivering wrecks. He is one our guides for the 3 Fjords expedition and will lead the ‘via feratta’ climb of Mt Hoven.
GUDVANGEN CAMPING
GUDVANGEN CAMPINGBase camp
Tripadvisor
There’s always a warm welcome at Gudvangen for our guests thanks to Lene at Gudvangen camping. We start and end our expeditions at this stunning location and enjoy the evenings in the newly converted barn or with a BBQ. Stay longer after your expedition and book a cabin here: https://visitgudvangen.com
SCANDINAVIAN SKIES
SCANDINAVIAN SKIESSeaplane - 'Flightseeing'
We’ve hooked up with the only seaplane operater in Norway to give the guests on our ‘3 Fjords’ expedition a truly amazing and unique experience. Soar over the mountains, glaciers and fjords.
LOEN SKYLIFT
LOEN SKYLIFTCablecar/Restaurant
Tripadvisor
On our ‘3 Fjords’ expedition we eat in the Mt Hoven cliff-top restaurant before taking the ‘Skylift’ cablecar down 1000 meters in 5 mins.
SRFSNOSK8
SRFSNOSK8Awesome surf shop
In Oslo since 1978! All you could ever need or want for SUP/surf/snow/skate and style. Helge and his crew are always stoked to help you get the best advice and gear. If your in central Oslo, get yourself there, it rocks! If not, go here: https://www.srfsnosk8.no/
RED PADDLE CO
RED PADDLE COThe best iSUPs.
When it comes to stand up paddle boards, Red Paddle Co have the reputation of building the best and most reliable boards in the world. We use them exclusively. Nuff said!