Well, you made us hold our breath there didn’t you?! This National Go Canoeing Week we set a target of 45,000 miles for the nation to paddle. We were pretty confident you would all join in and help us but we weren’t banking on lots of you holding out on logging your miles until the last minute.
Sixty women and girls took to the Oxford Canal on Bank Holiday Monday, with Banbury and District Canoe Club’s annual This Girl Can Canoe Day.
Michaela Strachan, the wildlife presenter and outdoor enthusiast famed for her work on programs such as The Really Wild Show, Countryfile and Springwatch is joining us this year as an ambassador for National Go Canoeing Week 2018!
Pip Stewart is an adventurer, journalist and presenter. Her latest challenge, alongside seasoned adventurers Laura Bingham and Ness Knight, saw her become one of the first people ever to paddle the length of the Essequibo River in South America from source to sea. This year National Go Canoeing Week, runs from 26th May - 3rd June. We caught up with Pip ahead of this to discuss her latest expedition and pick up her top tips for hitting the water and taking on your own adventure.
With over 80 activities ticked off his bucket list from across the globe, including skydiving and bungee jumping, to being launched from a human catapult to hurtling down rapids in a white water sledge, earning 20 world firsts and a number of records along the way, it’s hard to believe that Dean Dunbar, a self confessed adrenaline junkie from Scotland, and Palm Equipment SUP ambassador, is registered blind.