Level 5!

‘BCU Level 5 Coaches are recognised as a cadre of competent, experienced, motivated paddlesport coaches with a depth and wealth of knowledge, who can be relied upon to provide practical coaching, advice and guidance up to the highest level.’ (The BCU definition of  Level 5 Coaches) My assessment weekend was last weekend (24 & 25 February 2012) … More Level 5!

Portuguese filming

I’m writing this in my brief 5 day turn around period between a trip to Portugal and heading out to Kashmir skiing, so it feels a little hectic right now. Our brief was simple – to go and film an advert for Pyranhas’ new creekboat, the Shiva. We had decided on Portugal as the location … More Portuguese filming

Success in Kenya

I’m slowly acclimatising to life back in the UK, after the warmth and brilliant water levels in Kenya. We had an extremely successful expedition, completing 6 first descents, and I ran a 45 foot waterfall that had never been run. As my first major expedition it was an outstanding experience, with a really strong team, and some … More Success in Kenya


Hello, & welcome. This blog has been created with the dual intention of becoming an online CV to showcase my qualifications and skills as an outdoor professional, and to allow me to share some of the adventures I undertake, whether they be at home in North Wales or further afield in the UK and abroad. If you … More Welcome