Fiona Pennie

Great Britain Canoe Slalom Athlete | World Championship Medallist | European Champion 2013 | World Team Champions 2019 | Beijing 2008 and Rio 2016 Olympian

Happy end of the week! Can't wait to get home to #Crieff soon to pick up another Peated! β€’ β€’ β€’ #Repost @theglenturretwhisky ・・・ Great British Canoe Slalom Athlete, @fionapennie on her favourite Glenturret dram - "The Peated Edition is definitely the one that is picked out most often. It has such a strong aroma and taste, I just love it!" . . #PeatPerfection #PeatedWhisky #PeatedGlenturret #SmokyWhisky #SingleMalt #ScotchWhisky #WhiskyLovers #PeatLovers

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This year we thought we would do our tiny, tiny, tiny bit to save the planet and not post our Christmas cards. So here's our alternative card; excuse Lynsey's just woken up from a nap look! πŸ₯΄ Looking forward to spending our FIRST Christmas together with our families. Wishing everybody a wonderful Christmas and look forward to catching up you all in the new decade!

Fun session with the old training buddy @rwestley this morning, we were just missing @joeclarkek1 though! πŸ˜₯ The water is getting colder and colder so we're super thankful for our new @peakukkayaking Semi ST's! I was literally overheating this morning. Fresh kit always guarantees a smile....even from Ryan!!

🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Happy St. Andrew's Day! 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Haggis, neeps and tatties on the menu tonight as well as a wee dram of the Scottish water that is @theglenturretwhisky! Last week the Distillery posted a wee blog about my love of my boat, Crieff, Loch Turret and of course Glenturret. Check it out in my bio! ⬆️

Mind blowing moments throughout. One of those being trying to comprehend the 1.8 million tonnes of debris that were removed from this spot. #9/11 #Memorial

Whoop! Another win!! Gutted we'll be missing next week's match with being in New York. The girls really would appreciate all the support at Walthamstow Academy for a big match versus St.Albans next week! #ShowUp #Hockey #Walthamstow #Repost @walthamforesthc ・・・ Another away win for our UNBEATEN Ladies' 1s, running out 3-1 winners over @stevenagehockey. 🚨 Next Saturday (23rd Nov) is a massive game for them at home vs @stalbanshockey. Get down to @walthamstowacademy and give them your support!! πŸš€ Pushback is 1130am πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ†πŸ’š #WFHC

Enjoyed a birthday weekend of playing hockey and inspiring lots of young girls to tackle their own boat repairs...well hopefully! Amongst it all, I was so excited to receive a lovely gift from @han_e_b, the face behind @regiftable. Her reusable gift wrap is such a creative and awesome idea! It's 10 million times easier to unwrap than normal wrapping paper and sellotape too! Somebody will be sure to have this "proper Scottish" gift wrap passed onto them sometime soon to share the @regiftable love whilst helping the planet at the same time. If you haven't checked out her collection of reusable cards and gift wrap then go and have a look! #Repost @regiftable ・・・ Old shirts became fitting gift wrap for my Scottish friend! Happy birthday @fionapennie πŸŽβ™»οΈ #upcycled #repurposed #reusablewrapping #ruboutandregift

24 years ago my Dad said he'd buy me the shirt of whoever won the Rugby World Cup. That year it was South Africa, so it was appropriate to pull it out today! Missed the texts going backwards and forwards with him during the match and certain the post match analysis but I'm sure he would have loved that match! #WellDoneSouthAfrica

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Nice to take a visit back to Teesside today to race the last Prem race of the season. Today's race didn't quite go my way though! Ended up parked behind the bollard in the last upstream on my 1st run and had to put the reversing lights on to get out! My 2nd run was much better but not quite enough to catch Nikita! Congrats on the win!

I had already wrapped up the 2019 overall win 2 weeks ago at the British Open so quite a number of people seemed amazed that I was even there. Some even thanking me for being there. Whether it's the World Champs or a rainy day in Teesside, I still love racing, so why wouldn't I?? This trophy has some big names on it, all of whom I remember racing against in my early years of Prem. Lynn Simpson (World Champ 1995), Rachel Crosbee (multi World and Euro medallist (and aunt to Jess Fox for your pub quiz bank of knowledge!)), Laura Blakeman (multi World and Euro medallist), Lizzie Neave (World and Euros bronze medallist amongst other world medals). I remember all of them battling out so many Prem races in order to win this title. It's a shame that winning the British Ranking Series and that No.1 bib doesn't hold that same value to some paddlers as it used to. Roll on the 2020 Prem season!

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Nice to take a visit back to Teesside today to race the last Prem race of the season. Today's race didn't quite go my way though! Ended up parked behind the bollard in the last upstream on my 1st run and had to put the reversing lights on to get out! My 2nd run was much better but not quite enough to catch @nikitasetchell! Congrats on the win! I had already wrapped up the 2019 overall win 2 weeks ago at the British Open so quite a number of people seemed amazed that I was even there. Some even thanking me for being there. Whether it's the World Champs or a rainy day in Teesside, I still love racing, so why wouldn't I?? This trophy has some big names on it, all of whom I remember racing against in my early years of Prem. Lynn Simpson (World Champ 1995), Rachel Crosbee (multi World and Euro medallist (and aunt to Jess Fox for your pub quiz bank of knowledge!)), Laura Blakeman (multi World and Euro medallist), @lizzie.neave (World and Euros bronze medallist amongst other world medals). I remember all of them battling out so many Prem races in order to win this title. It's a shame that winning the British Ranking Series and that No.1 bib doesn't hold that same value to some paddlers as it used to. Roll on the 2020 Prem season!

Thank you to everyone for all the birthday wishes for Grandpa's 100th! We managed to persuade him down to the pub where he enjoyed a gin or 2 in the company of his family, the lovely Leonie his cleaner (and general do everythinger!) and many of his carers from Castle Care who look after him so well. He loved it!

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By Hand and By Heart since 1775.

Ok, so I've not been looking after my boats by hand since 1775 and nor has Ian the stillman been looking after the casks since then! But the traditions used in making and looking after the casks and the techniques used for producing The Glenturret whisky are still the same as they were back then. The Distillery houses the last remaining hand operated mash tun in Scotland and the stillmen continue to cut the spirit by eye.

This craft and attention to the small detail is what has brought The Glenturret Whisky and I together to build a special partnership. Anybody who knows me, knows I'm a perfectionist when it comes to the upkeep of a boat and I'm always in search of covering the finer details in my training. My nosing of the Glenturret whisky probably began before I even stepped into a slalom kayak! I remember many a bike ride passing the Distillery with my Dad with my fingers pinching my nose shut! I'm glad to say I now probably ride my bike slower as I pass to get a good sniff of the stuff! Fuels me for the ride up to the source of water for The Glenturret; Loch Turret. Incidentally one of my favourite places on this planet.

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