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Body found of world-roaming British kayaker sucked under by rapids

Body found of world-roaming British kayaker sucked under by rapids

Mr Orton’s disappearance was initially revealed by his sponsor, Pryanha, the British high-performance kayak maker. He was believed to have been dragged out of his kayak after becoming “trapped in a recirculating feature and did not resurface”. It was last week reported that a team of 15 kayakers travelled to Switzerland to join the search....

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British extreme kayaker feared dead after disappearing in Swiss rapids

British extreme kayaker feared dead after disappearing in Swiss rapids

In December 2022, Mr Orton posted an emotional video to his 33,100 subscribers expressing his love of the sport to his YouTube channel, but also a sense of “betrayal”. “How can something that brings me so much joy cause me so much pain?” he asked, discussing his highs and lows, and mental health issues, as...

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I’ve skied over 90 resorts in Switzerland – this one is the best

I’ve skied over 90 resorts in Switzerland – this one is the best

For something simpler, it’s difficult to beat the 10 varieties of rösti (pan-fried grated potatoes) served with different meats, eggs and cheese at Restaurant Furri at Furi. Endless charm Before arriving in one of the most scenic corners of the Alps, drivers must leave their cars in the village of Tasch, around 6km from Zermatt,...