River Guide and Adventurer Fast Fred Ruddock Shares Rafting and Travel Tips and Hacks

Fast Fred Rafts & Travels

Fast Fred is a wandering guide enjoying endless summers and sharing love along the way.
Fast Fred Ruddock wants to help you have more fun authentic rafting and traveling experiences.

Family of four rafting with Ocoee River guide Fast Fred Ruddock

Raft with Experienced River Guide Fast Fred Ruddock

Rafting the Ocoee River can be a thrilling and team building excersise or a wonder family experience. You can choose between the class IV classic Upper Ocoee River section for thrill seekers or experienced rafters or the family fun class III Middle Ocoee section suitable for most families. If you have an questions or concerns reach out and ask. Fast Fred will give you an honest accessment with both safety and fun in mind ...learn more

Fast Fred Ruddock at Lake Atitlan Guatemala

Travel Latin America Learning Frugal Tips While Seeing the Sights

Join the off-season wandering of river guide Fast Fred Ruddock as he travels Latin America on a budget. In addition to enjoying engaging videos and photos, you can learn frugal travel tips to benefit your vacations. You don't have to be wealthy to live a rich life full of adventure. You can even participate in live streams to ask questions and learn more about traveling without breaking the bank. No need to be rich to travel ...learn more

Fast Fred Ruddock at Broken Nose Rapid

Kayaking Lead to the First Trip to Ecuador to Go Boating

During Fast Fred Ruddock's childhood he spent a lot of time in the ourdoors and on the water with his family. Rafting, sailing, and surfing were all passions following growomg up. Kayaking lead to job offers to guide on the Ocoee and other rivers around the world. Living on the Green River in North Carolina meant there was plenty of time to hone skills on some of the best whitewater in the world. Now Fred works in the whitewater industry full time ...learn more

Fast Fred Ruddock rides Evel Knievel's bike

Motorcycles Can Be Extremely Addictive and Expensive

Many years were spent riding motorcycles and work long hours to pay for the addiction and maintenace of the machines. Riding 40k miles or more a year is really expensive. Fast Fred Ruddock has owned at least 13 Harleys over the years. Many years were spent in the motorcycle rights community and especially ABATE of SC. Fast Fred was a member of ABATE of SC for decades and the leader of the organization for several years ...learn more