Peak UK News: July 2018

July 26, 2018

A catch up with the family………

world championships italyPeak UK family member Sam Ibbotson recently headed out to the U23 slalom world championships in Ivrea, Italy. It seemed only fitting that his brother, and Peak UK team member, gave him a good grilling about the whole trip! (more…)

July 24, 2018

Santa Cruz Ocean Spirit

Mathew Lamont Santa Cruz Ocean SpiritThe Santa Cruz Ocean Spirit has hosted a lot of kayak competitions over the years, and this year was no different. This year, there were 3 events – the surf kayak session, waveski session and fun session. (more…)

July 23, 2018

Junior and U23 World Championships

Kimberley Woods Canoe Slalom

Kimberley Woods


This year’s 2018 Junior and U23 World Championships took place in the heart of Italy amongst the foothills of the Alps in the town of Ivrea. (more…)

July 16, 2018

Freestyle World Cups round up……

world cup sort

After an exciting Natural Games, the GB paddlers drove across the Pyrenees from Millau to the picturesque town of Sort, where both events of the World Cup were being held in preparation for the World Championships in 2019. The competition kicked off the next day with World Cup 1. (more…)

July 11, 2018

Ausburg, World Cup 3…..


Peter Kauzer world cup

Photo Credit – Mike Dawson


World Cup 3, what an amazing experience for both Phoebe and I (Ellis). After a cancelled flight being rearranged for the following day and a drought in Augsburg causing repercussions in the week leading up to racing it was most certainly not ideal.