Five reasons to try paddle sports
As National Go Canoeing Week nears, Bel Dixon gives us five great reasons to try paddle sports.
Helen is not elite, just very ordinary making an adventure out of living and working in beautiful Wensleydale.
Helen never excelled at traditional PE at school but found enjoyment in the outdoor activities and swimming. As a teacher for many years, Helen discovered that the most disengaged and challenging young people and children were at their best muddy, wet and out of the classroom.
Although her life has moved on, her belief in the importance of doing something outside everyday has grown.
Helen now spends her days, managing a cycling business, chasing her daughter Daisy, running with dogs, falling off her bike, and hopefully encouraging others to do something similar.