You may have walked past the guy that hires canoes in The Quarry before, you may have even hired one off him. Well here is his story. Alex speaks to Nigel, a man who has many years of adventure training under his belt. We discuss his years of progressing from learning how to stay alive himself on the waters and then him training others too. What kind of person does it take to be responsible for others while they navigate water on a canoe? A calm and collected guy, who has plenty of years of experience that's who and we find out a few factors of what it is that makes Nigel that guy.
We discuss the challenges that have been met with the horrendous floods earlier in the year, the continued misery of Covid-19 and now the bounce back, how so many locals found liberation on the Severn by flocking to hire a canoe from Nigel.
Shrewsbury Canoe Hire offers a traditional, yet unique tour of the waters surrounding Attingham Park too, which may not be available just yet but if you pay attention to their social media (https://www.facebook.com/ShrewsburyCanoeHire/) you will be in the loop as to when this fantastic opportunity is available again.
Check out their website too as everything has to be booked through it and after listening to this episode you may be inclined to give it a try:- https://www.shrewsburycanoehire.co.uk/