Peak UK News: October 2016

October 20, 2016

Nottingham Freestyle League

7Way back in March whilst on a dead shift at work I came up with an idea. That idea was to hold a freestyle competition where the playing field was level, where it didn’t matter if you were world champion or doing freestyle for the first time… (more…)

October 18, 2016

A thousand miles down the Yukon by canoe


Image: Erik B. Jørgensen


Writer and journalist Adam Weymouth, along with Ulli Mattsson, recently traveled by canoe down the Yukon River from Eagle to Emmonak, a journey of more than a thousand miles. The motivation behind the trip was to investigate the recent crash in King Salmon numbers and to explore how the decline is impacting on both the ecosystem and the many people that depend on it. (more…)

October 17, 2016

Summer blog from Sebastian Schubert

schubert1 After finishing second at the Olympic selection in May, in Germany, I was disappointed to not be going to the games. Afterwards I decided to rest a little and enjoy the summer with some slalom races and some whitewater paddling…  (more…)

October 13, 2016

Peak UK at Paddle Expo 2016


Another year another award! We have just returned home from the long journey to Nuremburg for the 2016 Paddle Expo international trade show. Once again all the hard work over the last twelve months paid off as we picked up the award for the Coolest Gear of the Show in the apparel category. The award this time was for our ground breaking Racer ST three-in-one piece which helped Joe Clarke to Olympic gold this summer in Rio. (more…)