Trash Free Trails at Kendal Mountain Festival 2019

Last year I was stoked to find out my friends at Trash Free Trails were headed to Kendal Mountain Festival where I was already due to be. Little did I know their scale of involvement at the festival. When it comes to Kendal I live in a little bubble, focusing for the most part of…

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Lauren MacCallum – The Accidental Activist

I’m fortunate to call Lauren a friend. Well, an online amigo I’ve met a couple of times. This time last year I was part of Protect Our Winters UK social media team, which as someone who has spent one lesson on skis and another on a board, really isn’t the best qualified to talk snow.…

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RideGuard launch OceanX on Kickstarter

You may remember earlier this year I travelled north to take part in Trash Free Trails’ Spring Trail Clean Tour. On this weekend of activism and education, I met Ben Gaby, CEO of RideGuard. I’d never really given much thought to where mud guards came from; their cheap, serve a purpose and have become a…

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Trash Free Trails – Dably & Grizedale Spring Trail Clean Tour Stops

Where do I begin? I was fortunate to be invited to be one of Trash Free Trails Ambassadors last year, or this year, to be honest, time is moving so fast currently, my memory of exactly when certain actions have been taken isn’t the best. Either way, I was made part of the A Team,…

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TRASH FREE TRAILS – SPRING TRAIL CLEAN TOUR

Trash Free Trails are about to embark on a UK tour and you may remember a few weeks back I told you why I support this rider led non-profit. It’s more than simply getting litter out of nature and keeping woodland in its natural state. TFT/Trash Free Trails is about conscious decisions, changing attitudes to…

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Why I support Trash Free Trails

Why Trash Free Trails? It’s a good and valid question. I could simply respond with a simple ‘why not’, killing any conversation, using an abrupt one line that adds no value to anyone, even myself. So let’s begin. Looking back, I can remember Surfers Against Sewage back to my youth, despite never living near the…

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Iceland Foods Charitable Foundation & Surfers Against Sewage Announce Partnership

Kendal Mountain Festival has long been the home of World Premiere’s, exclusive talks, collaborations and the bringing together of minds. The outdoor, adventure and action sports communities are in many ways at the forefront of witnessing the world we live in and our impact, but along with that, it can be strongly argued that we…

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