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Peak Performance For Plas y Brenin Paddling Team

22 Jun 2017



We are delighted to announce that we've launched an exciting new partnership with kayak clothing manufacturer Peak UK.

With almost 30 years manufacturing heritage in the kayaking industry, Peak have a list of innovative developments to their name and will once again be pushing back the boundaries of gear-design with help from Plas y Brenin’s paddlesports team.
Made up of world-class coaches and adventure athletes, the team at Plas y Brenin are well versed in the complexities of product design. Our instructors have been involved in product testing, research, and design for a wide range of outdoor brands during our years as a National Centre.
The Peak UK Kayaking Company is located in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales, near to the River Derwent at Darley Bridge. In 2012 they constructed a purpose built factory, enabling them to produce custom kayaking gear for Team GB in time for the London 2012 Olympic Games. A games in which team GB secured gold, silver and bronze medals with the help of Peak gear.
Peak UK owner, Pete Astles commented on the partnership:

"We rely on our professional partners to test our kit and provide us with invaluable feedback, this is essential for product development and helps keep Peak UK at the cutting edge of paddlesports equipment manufacturing. The paddling team at Plas y Brenin are a priceless addition to this team and we are absolutely delighted to have them on board."

Head of Paddlesports at Plas y Brenin, Pete Catterall responded: "We are stoked to have Peak UK on board! Our clients and instructors demand the highest level of performance and reliability from our equipment, and Peak UK have been providing the finest kit to world-class paddlers and institutions for over twenty five years now. We can't wait to get out and test the goods"

Peak UK owner Pete Astles added:

"We already work with Glenmore Lodge and British Canoeing, and having Plas Y Brenin on board is the icing on the cake for us! We are super excited to start work with these guys and girls and look forward to a long and prosperous partnership."

Keep an eye out for more updates on our team at Plas y Brenin and gear developments from Peak UK






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