Bruce Lessels

Bruce Lessels is the President of Zoar Outdoor in Charlemont, MA (1989-present). He was a member of the US Canoe and Kayak Team from 1983-1989, and is the author of The Whitewater Handbook (1993), Northeastern Whitewater Guidebook (1996), and co-authored Paddling with Kids (1998). He also serves as a board member for numerous organizations besides Double Edge; Academy at Charlemont (treasurer, 2007-present), Franklin County Chamber of Commerce (1999-present), and Greater Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau (2012-present). Bruce holds a BA in Geology from Amherst College.