Episode 11

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28th May 2020

Paddlecast with Etienne Stott and Hugo Tagholm of Surfers Against Sewage

Olympic gold medal winner and environmental campaigner Etienne Stott chats with Hugo Tagholm the Chief Executive of Surfers Against Sewage.  This is an audio version of the live video streams which you can find on British Canoeing's Facebook Page and YouTube Channel.

Hugo is a surfer, environmentalist and award-winning campaigner from the beaches to the Houses of Parliament.  He's been instrumental in getting more than a hundred thousand volunteers out to the rivers and beaches on clean-ups in the fight against plastic pollution.  His work has been widely recognised and got him an invitation to the wedding of Harry and Meghan.

Etienne's also joined by British Canoeing's Ben Seal who goes out on the Derwent on a mini clean-up and finds quite a bit of rubbish in his half an hour paddle

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About the Podcast

The Paddler's Podcast - with the Clear Access, Clear Waters campaign
Olympic gold medal winner and climate change campaigner Etienne Stott introduces The Paddler's Podcast. There's so much being done to make sure you can take your canoe or stand up paddleboard in rivers and waterways across the UK. We'll hear inspiri...
Olympic gold medal winner and climate change campaigner Etienne Stott introduces The Paddler's Podcast. There's so much being done to make sure you can take your canoe or stand up paddleboard in rivers and waterways across the UK. We'll hear inspiring stories of the people who are making big differences to the environment to help others and you'll find out how you can get involved.