British Canoeing would like to congratulate Lizzie Carr, who became the first female in history to solo paddleboard across the English Channel.
Lizzie, who described the challenge as her most ambitious yet, solo paddled across the English Channel – from Dungeness in England to Boulonge in France.
The 24 miles of unpredictable open ocean was completed by Lizzie on 18 May, as she battled through strong currents, choppy waters and relentless winds.
Lizzie completed the challenge to raise awareness of plastic pollution and monitored plastic pollution levels throughout her attempt.
To find out more about the English Channel Challenge Lizzie took on, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9AfvyfOd-k&feature=youtu.be&a=