Sky News, 30 October 2018



The Times, 4 October 2018

Two weeks ago Lizzie Carr fulfilled an ambition and finally visited New York. The 32-year-old from Purley in south London wanted to see the Statue of Liberty. Nothing unusual in that, but as she approached Liberty Island in Upper New York Bay people cheered her along the way. One woman had flown in from Virginia to applaud her arrival. There was a congratulatory hoot from a gigantic freighter. Read the article ⟶

BBC, 1 September 2018

A woman from London is to travel the whole length of the Hudson River in the US on a stand-up paddle board to raise awareness of plastic pollution. Lizzie Carr will be collecting water samples so microplastic levels in the river can be analysed. Read the article ⟶



Sky News, 19 May 2017

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The Russell Howard Hour, 10 November 2017

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Daily Mail Online, 19 November 2017

A woman who faced death when she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer at 27 has gone on to become a double world record holder as the first female to paddle board solo across the English channel, adventure athlete, environmental advocate and blogger. Read the article ⟶

Country File, 20 May 2016

Ordnance Survey #GetOutside Champion, Lizzie Carr, is on a paddleboarding mission to map plastic pollution in England’s canals and waterways. Here she tells Carys Matthews why she has taken on the challenge – and why the British countryside is the perfect place for an adventure... Read the article ⟶



The Weather Channel, 2016

I went to the NBC studios in London for a chat with The Weather Channel about my paddle boarding adventures, the problem with plastic pollution and how my own health scare got me paddle boarding in the first place. Watch ⟶

The Guardian, 30 September 2016

Horrified by all the plastic rubbish clogging our waterways, Lizzie Carr paddled the length of the country, taking photos of every piece she saw. Now she’s returning for phase two of her fight. Read the article ⟶