Peak UK News: January 2016

January 26, 2016

Steve Brooks reports on another successful year!

Colca Canyon
Colca Canyon

2015 has been a great year for me, I attained my British Canoeing Advance Whitewater Endorsement after working hard the previous years on my coaching at the upper limits of whitewater kayaking. (more…)

January 25, 2016

Another great year for Ute Heppke!

The Colca Canyon, Peru.

2015 was an extremely successful year for me.  At the start of Spring I was in Slovenia kayaking on the beautiful Soca River and gaining another British Canoeing qualification. (more…)
January 22, 2016

A Comfortable Spanish Storm

A comfortable Spanish Storm

The idea was to do some surfing with two friends at Playa Camposoto, in the south of Spain. The predicted wave height was about 2.5 meters and the wind some 20 knots average. However the sea was furious, with forces coming from every direction but the expected one, and the massive walls of foam were backed up by the wind. (more…)

January 21, 2016

Rio Training and Olympic Test Event

Team GB
Team GB

(by Richard Hounslow- C2M)

Apologies for this slightly late update on the travels of the Canoe Slalom Olympic Team…….I’ll just stick with better late than never instead of making up a lame excuse! (more…)

January 20, 2016

Christmas boating 2015

An amazing sunset over Exmoor
An amazing sunset over Exmoor

 

I have had about three weeks off over the Christmas and New Years period this year. During that time I have had eighteen days on the water! In the UK! The rains just kept coming in. (more…)