Devizes to Westminster race
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Helen Glover and Steve Backshall in 125-mile kayak race

Double Olympic champion Helen Glover and her TV presenter husband Steve Backshall are set to take on a 125-mile kayaking challenge.

The couple plan to travel non-stop on the Thames through Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Surrey before reaching the Houses of Parliament in London.

They are undertaking the challenge on the Easter weekend to raise funds to save a section of rainforest in Malaysian Borneo.

  • 13 Mar 2017