Peak UK News: November 2015

November 30, 2015

Exploring the French Alps without a guidebook…..

The River Tinee just north of Nice has miles of class 3 and 4 white water

The River Tinee just north of Nice has miles of class 3 and 4 white water

The French Alps is one of the most popular paddling destinations in Europe especially for British paddlers. White water of all grades is on offer so it suits all levels of paddlers from beginner to expert. (more…)

November 25, 2015

2015 SAS Hurley Classic


Once again the Thames’ Hurley Weir played host to one of Freestyle Kayaking’s largest competitions. Growing from a local rodeo into an international freestyle festival, the Hurley Classic is always one of the busiest and exciting events. (more…)

November 11, 2015

Johny Akinyemi: Canoe Slalom African Championships 2015 – Sagana, Kenya



Johny competing at the London Olympics

I have just arrived back from a long 9 days in Sagana, Kenya, having raced for Nigeria in the African Canoe Slalom Championships. The water levels were high in this unspoilt remote corner of Kenya and 6 nations arrived with hopes of securing the much sought after Olympic spot. It was a case of winner takes all. (more…)

November 9, 2015

Scotland 2015 So Far……



Buachaille Etive Mor


It has been a busy few months but everything has been made worth it by the last few weeks in Scotland. I have been kayaking for sixteen years and I have been to a lot of different places. (more…)

November 5, 2015

Urubamba River and Machu Picchu

Steve-BrooksCusco is at 3300m so it was a bit of a shock to the system when I first arrived. Especially when local kayaker Noel picked me up and I had to climb a bunch of stairs to get to his flat! (more…)