The McGregor Paddle Trophy is literally a very old and original wooden paddle used by John McGregor, an adventure canoeist of the late 19th century and founder member of Royal Canoe Club, who held the first ever canoe regatta in 1867. Our inter-club regatta is a far cry from his activities, but can also be…
Well done to the following Elmbridge junior paddlers who have been selected to represent Great Britain at the Olympic Hopes Regatta in Szeged, Hungary 13-17th September.
Congratulations to the Elmbridge paddlers that competed in Portugal over the week. Results were: U23 Ed Rutherford K1 1000m Final B – 3rd- Ranking 12th K1 500m Final A- 8th- Ranking 8th Lani Belcher K1 500m Final A- 4ht- Ranking 4th Katherine Trotter K1 1000m 1st Semi- final 8th K2 500m 1st Semi- final 6th…
This event presented competitors at all levels with serious challenges. The constant rain in recent weeks meant that there was a strong flow added to the outgoing tide. The start, against this stream, was less than fair to those who couldn’t find room to line up near the bank. The downstream portage with space for…
Good Luck to our Elmbridge paddlers that are racing this weekend in Montemore-o-Velho, Portugal
This Hasler race held on Dreadnought Reach on the Thames at Reading incorporated an assessment event to help in the selection of GB teams for international events , including the World Championships in Rome in September. In the Men’s race Phil was up against some of the best marathon paddlers in the country. He…