|Hometown||Horseshoe Bend, Idaho|
|Events||Slalom , Kayak Cross|
|Years On Team||2 (since 2021)|
|Club||Long Family Racing Team|
|Schools/Work||Idaho Virtual Academy '23|
|Hobbies||Whitewater kayaking and jujitsu with his father Tren|
“No brain, no headache.”
4 Things You Didn't Know about Merle Long
- Merle is the son of Tren Long and cousin of Kyler and Isabel Long. All are members of the US Slalom/Extreme teams.
- He works at the Cascade Rafting Company with his family.
- Merle and Kyler together are known as the "Doofus Twofus" since the 15-year-old cousins train, paddle, and go to school together.
- He has traveled to 6 out the 7 continents and has paddled in all except Africa.