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Paddle faster I hear an argument!

2 team members

Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

Team story

[p][span=line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr][lt]span style="font-size: 13px; font-family: Verdana; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"[gt][url=http://paddle-faster.com/]Sarah and Dan[/url] are training to paddle in the [lt]span style="font-family: Verdana; font-size: 13px; line-height: 17.9400005340576px; white-space: pre-wrap;"[gt][url=http://www.yukonriverquest.com/]Yukon River Quest[/url] - that's 440 miles, non-stop in a canoe[/span]. [lt]/span[gt][lt]/span[gt][/p][p][span=font-family: Verdana; font-size: 13px; white-space: pre-wrap;]We both know that sometimes the problem is in the boat, not on the river. We’ve been trying to paddle tandem for some years. Sometimes it goes well. Occasionally one of us has seen the need to take a break from the boat and have a long walk, in the rain, to the next town.[/span][/p][span=line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr] [lt]p style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"[gt][lt]span style="font-size: 13px; font-family: Verdana; font-weight: bold; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"[gt]Don’t sponsor us to be strong, sponsor us to stay the journey. To learn to spend four days and nights moving an 18ft boat through lakes, river and rapids, errors and complications without wanting to kill each other. [/span][/p] [lt]br /[gt][span=font-size: 13px; font-family: Verdana; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;]We are proud to be raising money for [url=http://www.shadwell-basin.co.uk/]Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre[/url]. The basin uses adventurous activities to grow confidence, teamwork, leadership and learning. Working in one most deprived areas of the UK, this work is essential, and their aim is to offer activities to the whole of the local community. They are a front-line charity and all money raised will be going to directly help the centre.[/span][lt]/span[gt]

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Personal Challenge Date

28 Jun 2015


Jul 20, 2015


Respect! There's no way I would do what you two have done.

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Jul 14, 2015

Esther W

Fantastic determination and spirit in the face of adversity. Huge respect.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jul 13, 2015

Phil Wills

We learn more in defeat than from victory, or something. Also, Ouch.

Jul 13, 2015


£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 11, 2015


Well done and thank you for sharing your adventures :)

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 8, 2015

Tom Wagstaff

Better late thank never!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jun 25, 2015

Nigel Cross

Well done both of you - it looks totally knackering. Keep going!

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Jun 16, 2015


This is very inspiring. Enjoy yourselves. x

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

May 29, 2015


We're very proud of you. will be willing you on every mile. do you get bonus points for rescuing wildlife? XX

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

May 28, 2015

Monique van Bellen

Best of luck!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Dan Abel

Dan Abel

Sarah Wallis

Sarah Wallis