Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Race

It’s the Canoeists Everest – Gary Johnson and paddling partner Duncan Livingstone completed this year’s non-stop race within 23 hrs 57 minutes with just three weeks of training.

DW followers know this is one of the toughest endurance events in the world.  The Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Race starts in Devizes, Wiltshire, finishing just downstream of Westminster Bridge in central London, opposite the Houses of Parliament. The race is 125 miles long and has 77 portages, it has been held annually over the Easter Weekend since 1948.

This race is a severe test of skill, physical and mental stamina and planning which produces a memorable sense of achievement for those successfully completing it. IMG_2569

 

Leave A Comment