Peak UK News: January 2017

January 30, 2017

Rob Crowe in Uganda

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I didn’t have long to be disappointed with not paddling my best in the Hurley Classic final as the following weekend I was heading out to Uganda for the first time… (more…)

January 23, 2017

Clash Of The Olympians: the Nottingham Boater Cross series continues…

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Johny Akinyemi racing at the London 2012 Olympics

 

January 2017 saw our longest and toughest boater cross yet. To help burn off the Christmas calories and to introduce a whole new challenge, January saw the endurance boater cross. This longer event would test a paddler’s endurance and determination, seeing how long they could push themselves, which shouldn’t be a problem for our two Olympians that turned up for a shot at glory. We saw our regular Olympic gold medallist Etienne Stott, and two time Olympian who represented Nigeria, Johny Akinyemi. This built up for a good competition… (more…)

January 11, 2017

Steve and Ute in Chile: part 2 – the Futaleufu

Kayak-School-ArlbergHere is the second part of Steve and Ute’s Chile kayaking adventure. After taking a couple of ferries over fjords we were now making our way into Patagonia.  The scenery was stunning with hanging glaciers dominating a deep blue sky and the lush vegetation making a lot of places impenetrable… (more…)

January 5, 2017

Steve and Ute in Chile: part 1

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Steve and Ute, of Kayak School Arlberg, have escaped the European autumn for some kayaking Latino style in Chile. Here is what they have been getting up to so far…
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January 4, 2017

Adventure / Deluxe One Piece Suits

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We are happy to announce that our new shoulder-entry One Piece Suits are in stock and available. Several years ago we introduced our unique leg-entry system, with our Explorer and Creek (now Whitewater), which has been copied but never bettered! The Deluxe and Adventure now offer an alternative to the leg-entry, with a fully waterproof, flexible and curved Tizip 5mm shoulder-entry zip. (more…)