KayakingUK is a new business set up by Elliott Davidson. Having been part of canoe slalom for many years he thought that they could offer something different. This reasoning is what lead them to starting up KayakingUK. Elliott has been paddling slalom for over 7 years now, he’s ranked in the top 30 in the UK and also competes internationally for Ireland on the U23 and Senior team.
Obviously slalom isn’t massive in the UK compared to Europe but they still produce some of the world’s top paddlers. Most of the canoe slalom manufacturers are based all over the world but mostly you’ll find them in Europe. KayakingUK wanted to offer something new to the market that hadn’t already been brought into the UK. This is why they have partnered up with two companies Frog and Connect Kayaks.
Frog is a company based in the Czech Republic, they produce high-quality canoe slalom clothing similar to Peak UK. The only difference is the price tag, KayakingUK will be selling Frog’s products at a more competitive price to the UK canoe slalom market. You need to try their products first before you make up your opinion, they are very high quality and with a lower price tag this makes them an ideal company to partner with.
Connect Kayaks are a new canoe slalom company on the circuit. They produce marathon, sprint and canoe slalom boats similar to Vajda. Connect Kayaks are a Portuguese company striving for the same values as KayakingUK, high-quality products and a low price tag. The boats they produce are built with lots of care and precision. KayakingUK are hoping to have demo boats ready for the start of the racing season. This isn’t a company you want to dismiss because you haven’t heard of it before lots of top athletes are moving over to paddle for them.
As you are to see KayakingUK is offering great quality products at great prices. Come and speak to Elliott at the up and coming races and look at the products and decide for yourself.