Darren Bush

Darren Bush Rutabaga Paddlesports holding two paddles in X standing in front of canoes

Darren Bush is a longtime veteran of the outdoor and paddlesports community.

Darren Bush has a long resume, but his self proclaimed official title is "owner and chief paddling evangelist" of Rutabaga Paddlesports.

Bush is also the founder of Canoecopia, the world's largest paddlesports consumer show, and co-founder of Paddlesports Retailer. He is also a former board member for Outdoor Industry Association and Outdoor Foundation.

Most recently, Bush co-founded The Big Gear Show.