Spring time always brings with it a sense of planning and adventure, doesn’t it? Early in the year is the ideal time for checking out the dates of paddling events, sea kayaking trips and holidays (fingers crossed!). Looking forward to long summer days exploring new coastlines in challenging waters, and meeting up with other kayakers too hopefully.
British Canoeing’s #ShePaddles Club Champion campaign has been announced as a finalist for the Diversity and Inclusion Award at the Sport and Recreation Alliance’s Community Sport and Recreation Awards 2021.
Tracking your menstrual cycle can help you to determine your own body responses and symptoms during the cycle, recognise health concerns. You can plan and be prepared for any patterns of symptoms and have expectations of how your body may feel during certain phases whilst determining what’s normal for you.
It's not something we often talk about, or maybe even think about, but the varying cycles of a period can have more of an effect on not just your paddling but on your general everyday wellbeing than you might once have thought.
BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour discuss the health benefits of being on the water, the Facebook Women’s Paddling Community and the diversity of paddling disciplines. Listen back.
Keen to break down one of the known barriers to women’s participation and development in sport, Julie has chosen to start a mentoring program to encourage more women onto the coaching pathway.
Ever wanted to give SUP yoga a try on your paddleboard? It's a great way to exercise, something a little different AND it's just great fun. One of our #ShePaddles ambassadors, India Pearson, is a yoga and SUP yoga teacher in Kent, and as a treat, she's put together these 5 poses for you to try when you're next on your board.
We are excited to announce the ten #ShePaddles Ambassadors for 2020. This year British Canoeing have teamed up with the Scottish Canoe Association (SCA) and Canoe Wales to choose ten inspirational women from the world of paddlesport.
Over the last few years stand up paddle boarder and all round positive role model Jo Moseley has been on a mission. A self proclaimed joy encourager, midlife adventurer and beach cleaner, Jo has spent the last few years taking on several adventures and raising money for various charities close to her heart.
Can you make a real difference to women and girls in paddlesport? British Canoeing are excited to be using their diversity funding from Sport England to support 100 #ShePaddles Club Champions in England.
Applications are now open for our 2020 #ShePaddles Ambassadors! If you want to share your love of paddlesport and inspire other women and girls to participate you could be just who we are looking for.