‘A Little German Girl’ — Fridel Meyer’s attempt to circumnavigate the UK

by Pascale Eichenmuller Fridel who? Why haven’t I heard of her, you may well ask? Well, Fridel Meyer was born 1908 in Kitzingen am Main in Bavaria, Southern Germany and was introduced to watersports by her grandfather, the lifeguard of the towns swimming baths. In 1932 Fridel arrived in London in style – by kayak. …

Video – Scruffy Bore

Another run of the River Ribble Bore in the UK. Not the best one this though, higher river levels and strong winds meant it was never going to be a ‘clean one’. Missing the front wave didn’t help either… All said, it was still worth getting out of bed for. YouTube: Facebook: