Eli Helbert is a WEMT working with Landmark Learning in the Southeast. He is an Eagle Scout with the Vigil Honor from the Order of the Arrow. He earned a B.A. in Economics/Business Administration from Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC. Eli is a third generation canoer, has numerous first descents, has canoed in over a dozencountries, and has won 3 World Championships as a playboater. He is currently self-employed blending a mix of wilderness medicine instruction, canoeing instruction, repping canoes (www.esquif.com), videoboating, safetyboating, rafting, and construction when the bill collectors come calling.