Duncan Slater

Duncan Slater

Duncan has spent his whole working life in watersports – both as a journalist and surf-sport instructor. Whilst editing windsurfing and rowing magazines, he got into paddleboarding in the sport’s early days. Surf remains his passion, yet Dunc won double 2019 British national titles in distance and endurance SUP racing. Since 2012 he and his wife have run East Anglia’s longest established SUP school and club – www.supsect.com

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