Walking on water

Stand-up paddleboarding on the Thames makes you feel like you're going for a stroll on the river, but it's a fun and challenging way to see London, writes Jasper Winn.

30th March, 2013
Stand-up paddleboarding on the Thames: an interesting way to see London and a fast way to get wet. Photo: Active360.co.uk

As far as plans for walking on water went, the day's shipping forecast seemed poor. High winds, big waves and showers of sleet were beating England's south coast. Inland, in the heart of London, the waters of the Thames were being kicked up into a sharp chop by icy gusts blasting through the arches of Kew Bridge.

Okay, stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) isn't exactly walking on water but more what the name describes: standing up on...

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