It’s a sunny June day as I arrive at the BBC Yorkshire studios with my paddleboard on my back and a hopeful heart that the breeze may calm to allow us to paddle on the River Aire in Leeds. I have been invited onto our very popular regional news programme to talk about my newly released book Stand Up Paddleboarding in Great Britain – Beautiful Places to Paddleboard in England, Scotland and Wales. A celebration of the beautiful places on our doorstep and the wonderful SUP commu
I'm so thrilled to bring SUP surfer Heather Peacock to the podcast. I was so struck by her enthusiasm and zest for life on Instagram, I was keen to invite her to share her story. Here is the link - just press here to listen to the wonderful conversation! More about Heather: Heather is a 44 year old SUP-surfer, mother of 2, wife to Chris, charity worker and lover of all things outdoors from Tynemouth in North East England where she's lived for the past 20 years.
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How do you find hope in lockdown? Where do you look for kindness, encouragement and positive action, particularly with regard to the mental health of children and young people right now? I recently had the honour of being part of hope and kindness in action when I joined The Wave Project in Whitby for one of their Sunday morning surf therapy sessions. The Wave Project is a charity that helps young people lead more confident and positive lives. Celebrating it's 10th anniversar