Marko Polich is from Ogulin, Croatia. He is a forest engineer by education; an adventure seeker by call. Marko's interests and achievements cover all terrain: mountains, seas, rivers, and slopes. Marko serves as a mountain rescue guide with the Croatian Mountaineering Association; he is a grade IV/V whitewater trip leader with the International Rafting Federation. He competed in the World Rafting Championships in Chech Republic in 2003 and led a Croatian Alpine Expedition on Annapurna II in the Himalayas in 2008. “I've paddled about 35 rivers throughout the world. I love water in every state it comes on Earth: water, ice, snow, steam...I still don't know what to do with the steam".