About Mark

Mark started kayaking at the age of 10 with The Sea Scouts in Exeter, quickly Mark became hooked and kayaking became his way of life. It was when he was about 13 that he started to explore all the White Water Rivers or Dartmoor and Exmoor. During his late teens Mark worked and travelled through UK and Europe working at various outdoor education centres on the way.
Mark has paddled extensively in England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Nepal and Norway. Ecuador and Chile are lined up for 2016 – 2017 plus the now yearly trip to Val Sesia, Italy – The finest creaking destination in Europe.  Mark is one of the UK’s most experienced WW kayakers, with exceptional knowledge of Dartmoor and Exmoor.
In 2009 Mark stated www.kayakguide.co.uk which is a guiding and coaching company based in Devon with trips through out the Uk, Europe and New Zealand. Mark enjoys nothing more than helping people on the river.
Mark is currently sponsored by kayaks and paddles in Ivybridge, Surfplugs and Lead Team Paddler for Zet Kayaks UK.Dewerstone clothing supporting too
Mark likes to attend the many different UK / European events with The Zet WW creak demo fleet. – The Veloc, Raptor, Toro and Director! The Director being his boat of choice.
The Full Zet Demo fleet is available in Devon in Winter.