We have been working with Dave Cornthwaite ever since he became our ‘Aquapac Outdoor Champion’ in 2012. He’s a world record holding SUP rider, endurance swimmer, long distance cyclist and all-round good guy. Dave has completed 14 out of 25 non-motorised journeys of over 1,000 miles (1,600 km). When he’s not paddling, pedalling or otherwise pushing […]
Once again this year Aquapac is delighted to support the Australian Master Men’s Rafting Team. They smashed their way to a Bronze at the 2019 world rafting championships, to be held on their local river, the Tully, in Far North Queensland. And they’re currently training for the R4 Rafting Championships in Cairns, October 2019. Web: Australian Master Men’s Rafting […]
Dan Cox recently became the first paddler to Stand Up Paddle the length of the Maine coast. Back in 2008 Aquapac supported Dan and his wife Bethany when they became the youngest people to kayak, unsupported, the 2,500 miles (4,000 km) of the East Coast of the United States. We are incredibly proud to have helped […]
Benjamin is an award-winning filmmaker and cameraman. Aquapac first supported him on an Amazon adventure which led to the making of the film DugOut, which among other things won Best in Show at the 2017 Adventure Travel Film Festival, the Special Jury Award at the 2018 Mountain Film Festival and Best Film at 2018 Expedition Camera. We are now supporting his filming […]
When Deena and Peter Hoagland found themselves the parents of a paralyzed and visually impaired son, they discovered a way to not only help their son Joe but also help thousands of other families in similar circumstances.
Dr Jessie Stone was Aquapac Outdoor Champion. Here’s a ‘farewell’ blog she wrote at the end of the year, sorry we’ve been a bit slow to post it. It may be that her year as our Champion is over, but we will be staying in touch with Jessie and we hope to publish occasional updates […]
Paddling in Thun Switzerland may be even better than it was during the World’s in 2009! Two years ago, I watched with horror as a bulldozer dug up the riverbed in Thun right where the former amazing World’s Wave had been. I thought that that was the end of paddling life at Thun. However, low […]
Deena Hoagland of Island Dolphin Care What is the Aquapac Outdoor Champions programme? We’d all like to do something, however small, to make the world a better place. To that end we at Aquapac try our best to support people who devote their whole lives to doing just that. Each year we pick an individual […]
So there you have it. The competition was fierce but we chose this caption by a close margin. The lucky winner is Tom Mycock of Staffordshire, UK (shown below). He wins one of our new TrailProof Drybags. Many congratulations, Tom! There will be another competition along shortly. Keep an eye on our Blog.