Friday, 25 January 2013

Matt Blue on BBC Radio 1

A new showbiz star was born this week, as our own Matt Blue of Blue Paddle was interviewed on BBC Radio 1.

Matt has recently been training up a group of celebrities who are going to be taking on the mighty Zambezi river this year as part of a Red Nose Day challenge.
The group went to the Lee Valley White Water Centre in London, where Matt showed the group just how demanding rafting actually can be. Check them out in action below kitted out with Shred Ready helmets, Palm Hydro Adventure PFD's, and Matt wearing his super durable Kokatat dry suit.

Interviewed by Greg James of BBC Radio 1, who is just one of the celebrities taking on the challenge, Matt spoke about some of the real dangers they will face out in Africa. This included an infamous story regarding a
 Spider bite on his bum ... to much information Matt!

You can find more information on the challenge and what the money raised is going towards here;

Well done Matt from all of us at Escape Watersports.

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