Kipp Metzger lives in Tucson, AZ and comes to kayaking from a climbing, mountaineering, backpacking, and cycling background. He is an ACA Level 4 costal kayaker and an ACA Level 3 whitewater kayaker. Kipp is also an ACA Level 2 costal kayak instructor and is working on his Level 3 Instructor Certification Exam. He splits his kayaking between dynamic Pacific Coast water and Baja/Sea of Cortez tours. Kipp is also a semi-retired companion animal veterinarian.