Up until April this year Caden Horsley had been the youngest person to paddle our Three Lakes Challenge. The mantle has now been passed to Tobey Percival who, at nine years old, completed the challenge, over three days, with his Dad, Darren.
British Canoeing would like to congratulate Lizzie Carr, who became the first female in history to solo paddleboard across the English Channel.
Richard Sainsbury and his brother, Glyn, are currently training to take on the Go Canoeing Three Lakes Challenge in 24 hours. As part of their preparation they spent their Easter break training, including taking on another of our challenge routes; The Trent Loop Challenge.
Early in January the Slea Paddlers decided to get as many members as possible to attempt all of the British Canoeing challenge routes during the year. For the first challenge it was decided to keep it local and take on the new Trent Loop Challenge.
A short notice trip to Nottingham proved fruitful for three canoeists this February when they shot to the top of the Trent Loop Challenge Leaderboard.
In May this year Sian Sykes became the first person to complete the Go Canoeing Three Lakes Challenge on a stand up paddle board.
Back in May 2016 Sian Sykes became the first person to complete the Three Lakes Challenge on a stand up paddle board. Having met Sian on some sea kayaking courses Roger Chandler, of Coastal Spirit, was inspired to follow in her wake and do the same.
This summer a group of home-educated children, who learn to paddle at Leam Boat Centre, Leamington Spa, took on the Three Lakes Challenge. What followed was a week packed with adventure, fun, endurance and achievement!
William Horsley and his son Caden took on our Three Lakes Challenge this summer. Read about their adventures and how Caden became our youngest Three Lakes completer yet!
The Go Canoeing Three Lakes Challenge was established in 2014. We thought it was about time the Go Canoeing team took it on themselves.
Sue is first on the leaderboard for our new challenge route. Read her story here.