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Celebrating the Women of whitewater!

For international women’s day 2018 we decided to showcase some of our stories and interviews featuring the women of whitewater from all around the world. Featuring world champions, ace photographers and more, this is our celebration of the awesome women of the whitewater world:

First off, back in 2017 we had an interview with the awesome Hanieh from Iran, a top class raft guide.


TEARING DOWN WALLS ~ Iran’s Woman of Whitewater Hanieh Goharipour.


In the same month, we interviewed Sandra Hyslop, the 2016 sickline womens champion. Check out her inspirational story here:


SPEED DEMON ~ Whitewater World Champion Sandra Hyslop


Moving to a different discipline, we interviewed Nadia, a world leading whitewater SUP athlete.


THE HECK WITH SUGAR & SPICE ~ Interviewing SUP Star Nadia Almuti


Moving across the Atlantic to the UK, we have been a long time supporter of Maya-ray Cross, an awesomely inspirational paddler from the UK. Find out more about her story here:


COURAGE HAS A NAME ~ Maya-Ray Cross. Interviewed by Chris Macdonald andStorme Sparkes.


One of our very own DBP Admins Pricilla Macey is a bad ass paddler and awesome photographer. Check out an interview with her featuring some of her work here:

Priscilla Macy ~ Storyteller Paddler


We interviewed Sue Liell-Cock, general secretary of the IRF and a legend of raft racing



Last but not least, we have an awesome riverboarder who has travelled the world with her board. Check out our interview with Caitlin Richard here:




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