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.
National Go Canoeing Week is fast approaching and there are lots of ways to get involved! Last years Top Organisation mileage winners Want to Canoe?, who clocked up an impressive 3654 miles, share their tips and advice for getting on the water, promoting sessions and activities and list their reasons why canoeing is for everyone - whether you’ve paddled before or not.