Chris Rhodes: The paddling academic

November 24, 2014

Chris Rhodes: The paddling academic

Ten years ago, Chris Rhodes never imagined he’d be doing a PhD. In fact, nobody did. When an old friend’s mom recently learned that Chris was working on his doctorate in Ethnoecology at the University of Victoria, she simply couldn’t believe it. “He WHAT?!?” was all she could say.

As a high school student in Vancouver, Chris says he spent his days playing soccer, skateboarding and “just goofing around.” After graduating, he says Capilano University’s Outdoor Recreation Management program (OREC) seemed like a good fit for a kid who’d rather be outdoors than sitting in a classroom. More...

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