You are never too old

I’ve surfed for over 50 years but my body was struggling with old injuries started nagging at me. So at 58, I started a new water sport. Surf ski paddling. That has grown into racing. And outrigger canoe paddling.

The best part? I don’t have to wait for the waves to be good to go and have a wonderful time. It’s never too late to toss things up a bit!

Submitted by an anonymous but wonderful woman in adventure.

Published by Hetty Key

If I'm outside I'm happy! Fell running, mountain biking, climbing or skiing I just love getting out and pushing myself as hard as I can. As a women in adventure, I have found female role models really inspiring and motivating. There are definite moments I have really doubted myself and considered packing something in or giving up, but it's at these points looking to someone I can relate to, be that a friend or pro, really helps. Though this project I would love to find more of this type of relateable inspiration as well as being part of the wider movement to help remove any barriers to participation. Visit my site Mud, Chalk & Gears