Category: Press

Paddle Around Phuket

PHUKET: As part of his battle against child abuse, Damien Rider successfully circumnavigated Phuket on his standup paddle board (SUP), despite the dense Indonesian haze leaving him lost at sea earlier this month. Mr Rider, a victim of child abuse, first caught the media’s attention with Paddle Against Child Abuse (Rider Foundation) when he completed […]

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Nominee for the 2015 Award

When it comes to toughness in sport, from both a mental and physical standpoint, Damien Rider ticks all of the boxes. On January 24th 2015 he completed a solo 800km board paddle from Coolangatta (Gold Coast) to Bondi (Sydney) to raise awareness for his organisation ‘Paddle Against Child Abuse’ (Rider Foundation). A feat which left […]

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World Record Paddle

World records and good causes are the perfect match. Always have been and always will be. When such a feat is happening just off our local shores at the hands of a friendly local chap, that’s even better. Damien Rider is attempting a 24hr paddleboard mission and standing strong out on the open waters in […]

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