About Anders Thygesen
Anders Thygesen is Danish, but has lived in Norway since 1992. He founded Kajakkspesialisten in 1996 and has since then worked on building traditional kayaks, teaching others to build traditional kayaks and giving kayak technique courses.
Anders has 3 years' education as an outdoors guide from Telemark Høgskole, and 3 years' education as an arts & crafts teacher. He has been involved with the Norwegian Canoe Association since 1998 as a member of Technical Committee for Sea Kayaking. Among other duties he has been responsible for the sea kayak instructor education programme in the Norwegian Canoe Association.
Anders works all over Norway, and in other countries. He collaborates with private institutions, organizations, unions, schools, clubs etc., or works independently.
A new apprentice!
This is the blog of my new apprentice: Here:
A video clip from last summers great baidarka adventure:here
A video from a kayak building class this winter:here
The course calendar has been updated. Check out this year's kayak building classes:here
New, and well illustrated presentation of our beautiful new paddle types! More.