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Episode 61

The Great British Paddle – with Jordan Wylie

The always impressive Jordan Wylie chats with Simon about his incredible adventure, paddling the coast of Great Britain.

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Show Notes

Jordan Wylie kept the UK biting it's nails throughout 2020, as they tracked his gritty progress as he attempted to be the first person to circumnavigate the British coastline on a stand-up paddleboard.

Despite facing a variety of challenges including injury and weather he crossed the Irish Sea twice and managed to reach the wild coast of Scotland around mid-winter. Jordan was on the point of entering the finishing straight, before he was forced to abandon due to COVID lockdown.

Jordan and his team covered a massive 1478 miles over 149 days and in this episode Jordan talks about his experiences and his reflections on this incredible adventure.

The purpose of his mission was to inspire and also to raise money to build the school he had promised to children on his visit to the Horn of Africa and is just £15000 short of his fundraising target of £100,000. Please help him reach his total by donating to Frontline Children here

Jordan is an author who has already completed a number of extreme adventures and his account of running marathons in Afganistan, Somalia and Iraq is in his book Running for my Life

His account of defending a ship against Somali pirates off the Horn of Africa is in his book Citadel

He's also co-authored a book with his daughter Evie called Around the World

Check out the site for the Great British Paddle here

Jordan's Website is here

Frontline Children is the charity Jordan has been raising money for, find out more here

To keep updated on his progress follow Jordan on

Facebook : @mrjordanwylie

Twitter ; @mrjordanwylie

Instagram: @mrjordanwylie

About the Podcast

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SUPfm The International Stand Up Paddle Board Podcast
This is the podcast for stand up paddle inspiration whether you're a SUPracer , stand-up paddleboard surfer or SUP adventurer.

About your host

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Simon Hutchinson

I'm an all-season UK based paddler, BSUPA instructor, Hutch SUP Wear brand owner and podcast host and producer.
I enjoy spreading the stoke and connecting the aloha worldwide, with my love for this incredible sport