Articles tagged with: Elaine ‘Shooter’ Alexander

MONAGHAN WOMAN – ELAINE ALEXANDER'S CANOE AROUND IRELAND EXPEDITION

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21 Oct 2011 Comments Off on MONAGHAN WOMAN – ELAINE ALEXANDER'S CANOE AROUND IRELAND EXPEDITION
MONAGHAN WOMAN – ELAINE ALEXANDER'S CANOE AROUND IRELAND EXPEDITION

After 71 gruelling days at sea and possibly the stormiest summer in recent years, Elaine “Shooter” Alexander arrived back at Whitehead on 13th of July 2011 to a hero’s welcome, which put her in the record books as the first woman from Northern Ireland to complete the 1000 mile solo paddle around Ireland. Elaine set off from Whitehead on 3rd May into force 5 winds which didn’t let up for over half the journey. Indeed the weather took a turn for the worse as she attempted to round Hook Head near ...

WEATHER HINDER’S MONAGHAN GIRL’S KAYAK ROUND IRELAND ATTEMPT

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13 May 2011 Comments Off on WEATHER HINDER’S MONAGHAN GIRL’S KAYAK ROUND IRELAND ATTEMPT
WEATHER HINDER’S  MONAGHAN GIRL’S KAYAK ROUND IRELAND ATTEMPT

Elaine ‘Shooter’ Alexander who has taken up the challenge to become the first woman from Ireland to circumnavigate the island by kayak, left Cranfield Point yesterday morning after being storm bound for two full days. Now one week since her departure from Whitehead Yacht Club on the County Antrim Coast, the small lass from Monaghan has had a tough time of it, paddling through head-on winds of up to 30 miles per hour. However in the first five days she made some fantastic progress, covering 150 miles despite ...