Welcome to the Paddler’s Podcast created by campaign supporter, Olympic gold medal winner, and climate change campaigner, Etienne Stott.
Enjoy inspiring stories of everyday paddlers making a difference to English and Welsh waterways.
With a diverse range of subjects planned, The Paddler’s Podcast is a great way to get ideas for how you can support Clear Access Clear Waters.
This week Olympic gold medal winner Etienne Stott leads a chat about paddling and mental health and wellbeing.
We’ve 3 guests who are helping to make a real difference in improving mental health. Learn how they’re doing it and how you could get involved. There’ll be some great tips for individuals and clubs.
The guests are:
Lynne-Marie Dale – A British Canoeing qualified Paddlesport Coach based in Yorkshire. Lynne’s also the Paddlesport Officer for Blackdog Outdoors, which is a national volunteer organisation doing great work promoting and using outdoor exercise for better wellbeing.
Darren Johnson – A SUP instructor who’s helped to grow the Fylde Coast SUP Group. It’s a group that predominantly operates out of the coastal fishing town of Fleetwood, striving to improve mental health.
Sarah Coombes – A SUP instructor and founder of the Blue Therapy Active group located in a little corner of Essex, which shares its love of the sea and encourage people to have fun outdoors.