I'm Skip. I don't like wearing shoes, but I dislike dirty beaches even less. I do however like playing on the water. So it made sense to me that I should combine my love for the water, with my dislike of that which pollutes it.
I also have a bit of a thing for distances. This probably started with breaking a few ultra-distance records on the Concept2 rowing machine, & has more recently involved paddling outrigger & Canadian canoes in long distance races.
This time around I thought I'd try my hand at a slightly different mode of transportation: the prone paddleboard, a bit of foam wrapped in carbon, that you paddle in either a prone or kneeling position with just your hands.
A few bits I've done in the past: