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by Matts dad
Fri May 17, 2013 12:04 am
Forum: England - Northeast
Topic: Arkle Beck
Replies: 7
Views: 4559

Arkle Beck

i don't know much about kayaking. I know that Matthew loved it and lived for it, and also that he died doing it. I also now know what a wonderful community of people are involved. I am still amazed at the guard of honour at Matts funeral. However, this post isn't about that. At Matts inquest I asked...
by Matts dad
Wed Jan 30, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Matt Parker
Replies: 61
Views: 14855

Re: Matt Parker

We now know that the Funeral will be at St Marys Church in Kidderminster on February 22nd. We haven't set the time yet but it will be late enough to let people get there. The celebration will begin in church and move on to a hostelry, as yet unspecified. We will set up a page on Facebook for people ...
by Matts dad
Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:34 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Matt Parker
Replies: 61
Views: 14855

Re: Matt Parker

I found some of Matts music and posted it


by Matts dad
Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:09 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Matt Parker
Replies: 61
Views: 14855

Re: Matt Parker

We have been astounded at all the comments. Matt touched so many people. Thankyou for what you have said. We are amazed that, as well as Jim and John, people trying to rescue him included the Swaledale Mountain Rescue, the land ambulance, doctors and nurses, the fire service (look on their website- ...
by Matts dad
Sun Jan 27, 2013 8:29 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Sad news from Swaledale
Replies: 5
Views: 5330

Re: Sad news from Swaledale

This is Matts dad. I have posted about him. Thanks for your concern
by Matts dad
Sun Jan 27, 2013 8:27 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Matt Parker
Replies: 61
Views: 14855

Matt Parker

Our son Matthew died today whilst he was paddling in Reeth. There were 2 friends with him who tried to rescue him along with the air ambulance and loads of other folk. All we can say to everyone that tried to help is thank you. All Matt wanted to do was enjoy himself pushing his kayaking to the limi...