Andy grew up on the lower west side of Portland, Oregon. Luckily, he found his way to rafting after his gills finally grew in.

Hometown: P-town

Favorite River: Colorado for overnighters, Gauley for day trips.

Favorite Traveling Destination: Idaho white water

Favorite Deschutes River Rapid: Wreck Rapid

Worst Food Ever Tasted: What ever is making me so chunky.

Most Important Life Lesson: Brush your teeth so when you smile you look nice.