Marcos Gallegos

Name: Marcos Gallegos (Marcos Antonio Gallegos Neira)

Nickname: Electron

DOB: 11/8

Hometown: Chaiten, Chile (Patagonia)

Favorite Places to paddle: Chile and Canada (and the rest of the world)

Favorite Quote: WaaaAAAAAH

  • One of South America’s most talented Whitewater Kayakers
  • 12th Place 2013 Whitewater World Series (AWP)
  • 11th Place 2012 Whitewater Grand Prix (Chile)
  • Tribe Rider
  • Ottawa Paddle Shack Team Member
  • Jackson Kayak Team Member!
Favorite Playboat: 2013 Superstar

Favorite Creekboat: Karma Large

Why Marcos loves kayaking: Kayaking is no doubt one of the most important things that has ever happened in my life. It is the way that I have met most of my best friends and is also the source of many of my accomplishments. Kayaking is by far my biggest passion. It’s something I never see myself giving up because of the importance it has in my life and I simply love it. Besides… Freestyle, Creeking, River Running, Extreme Racing and every discipline get my so FIRED UP!.. Whitewater… YYESSS!!!
Funny Fact about Marcos: I love loud music and dancing to it and my Mom is SO Awesome!!
Find me on:
Facebook: MarcosGallegos(Whitewater Kayaker)