Over the last week in Uganda, we hosted the Walkabout Foundation to distribute 200 Tough Rider wheelchairs to people in need. These chairs are made in Kenya by disabled people and specially made for African (Ugandan) wear and tear. This distribution was months in the planning as we tried to reach as many recipients as […]
We just received this video update from Aquapaccers Gareth and Aaron on their amazing expedition through Brazil.Ok, so who can honestly say they wouldn’t want to swap places with Gareth and Aaron right now? Click here for the video.
When it’s really hot in Uganda, which it is in the months of January and February, it is hard to imagine that its cold and snowy elsewhere. It’s very easy to get accustomed to flip-flops, no sleeves, and warm Nile water. The middle of the day when sweat is pouring down your back, […]
Following on from last week’s announcement that we had appointed Dr Jessie Stone as Aquapac Outdoor Champion 2014, here’s our first blog from Jessie herself. She certainly gets around a bit, she sent this from the States! 2014 has started off with a bang! After some great days backcountry ski touringwith my boyfriend, Juerg, and […]
We’re looking at the rain pouring down outside, and thinking back on a great summer. One of the highlights for us was the Virgin Kitesurfing Armada where 318 riders set a new Guinness World Record. And every single one of them had at least one Aquapac on them, as they were supplied with Aquapac-protected trackers by […]
Aquapaccer Will Millard pack-rafted 100 miles down the remote Morro and Mano rivers earlier this year on an extraordinary journey at the front line of African conservation – an area where Sierra Leone and Liberia are planning to form one of the largest and most ecologically important national parks on the continent. I had just […]
We’re delighted to name Dave Cornthwaite, world-wide adventurer, record-breaker and campaigner, as the Aquapac Outdoor Champion 2012. With the title comes a cash award £1,000 in recognition of Dave’s achievements and future endeavours. We caught up with Dave for this interview when – unusually – he was at home. Aquapac: So it seems we’re lucky to […]
all images copyright Ricky Munday Aquapac: First, tell us about the ‘Australasia 3 Peaks Expedition’ – what is it?Ricky: The aim of the expedition was to attempt to climb Australasia’s 3 highest peaks in one expedition, over the course of six weeks. They are all on the island of New Guinea – on the western […]
Murung Raya Expedition, Borneo We were asked to supply a few of our Noatak Wet & Drybags for the ‘Heart of Borneo Project’. Click here for a little blog entry they made yesterday, following the latest leg of the project.We were really happy that we were able to help you out, guys.