Where did you last paddle?

The middle Sermenza in Valsesia, Italy.

What are your best paddling memories?

Unnecessarily multi-daying the Kopili in India. Go do it and you’ll understand why.

Where should everybody go paddling once?

The river Dart in Devon, UK.

What else do you like to do when you’re not out paddling?

Either eating or sleeping, it’s a tough call.

What’s your best advice for other paddlers?

Have as much fun as possible.

What are your favourite bits of kit?

I love my Orbit deck for never popping, and my Pro throw bag. Two bits of kit that keep you and your mates very safe on the water.

What is left on your list of places to go?

West Coast USA is somewhere up there, but the list is long …

Describe your perfect day on the water?

Long and hard but with a happy ending.

What are you most looking forward to in 2018?

Three months of sunlight in northern Norway!