Peak UK News: August 2016

August 22, 2016

Racer ST – Performance Enhancing Paddling Equipment

Racer ST Peak UK

2016 Men’s K1 Olympic Champion Joe Clarke in action in the Racer ST

 

Fresh from winning Olympic Gold and Silver in Rio 2016… introducing the Racer ST!

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August 18, 2016

Road Tripping in Russia

Looking back up the Chulishman Valley

Looking back up the Chulishman Valley. Photo: Sal

 

When I first met Mark Hirst in Nepal in 2014 he had talked about kayaking in Russia, and how he one day hoped to organise a trip there. My initial thoughts were ‘I didn’t know there was much paddling there’ and ‘I bet it’s really cold’ – both of which were very wrong – with amazing rivers and temperatures in excess of 35’c… (more…)

August 17, 2016

Spring in Austria – part two…

Kayak-Courses-Austria

This is the second part of our spring photos from here in Austria. Our home river – the Rosanna was at fantastic levels throughout the Spring. We had plenty of snow fall in the mountains throughout May and June to top off a very late Winter… (more…)

August 16, 2016

Spring in Austria: part one!

Kajak-Schweiz

It was a late Winter this year in the Tirol Region of Austria. When the sun came out the rivers started to rise and we finally had some snow melt to kayak. (more…)

August 15, 2016

Warming up on Lachine

Warming up at LachineBig Joe Wave – Lachine Rapids, Montreal

 

Throw forward several weeks of non stop boating and I am now in the beautiful city of Montreal surfing a super crisp wave in the middle of the Lachine rapids called Big Joe. (more…)