‘Mad fool’ navigates Thames challenge for charity
STUART Kettell is going to try and travel 130 miles from Oxford to London on the River Thames using an Aquaskipper.
Stuart, aged 52, from Hatton Park, is raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support as he has done for the past 12 years which has seen him raise £50,000 for the charity.
The Aquaskipper does not float and is only propelled through the water and held above the surface by constant skipping on the foot rests which create lift on the hydrofoils which is similar to the lift created on an aeroplane wing. As soon as Stuart gets tired it sinks and he gets very cold and wet.
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