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Archive for May, 2013

Racice Sprint World Cup 2 17th-19th May 2013

The 2nd World Cup takes place this weekend and we have a number of our Senior paddlers racing as part of the GB team. Louisa Sawers and Lani Belcher Ladies K4 500m, Ed Rutherford  K2 500m and 1000m and Marton Simon K1 500m and 1000m.


We wish them all the best for the weekend.


Info & Results for Racice

Nottingham Sprint Regatta May 2013

Well done to all our paddlers who coped with the very varied weather conditions at the weekend, superb racing in difficult conditions. Congratulations to Ross McMullen for his promotion to Boys A.

For those that were not there, here is a video to see what it is all about.




Provisional Results

Szeged Results

Congratulations to Louisa Sawers on winning the K1 5000m, the rest of the results can be found on the link below.





Link to GB Canoeing Szeged Results

Szeged World Cup 1 10th May – 12th May

This weekend is the 1st international race of the session with senior Elmbridge paddlers Ed Rutherford, Lousia Sawers and Lani Belcher selected as part of the GB team.

The World Cup canoeing will be on Eurosport this Saturday 09:30-11:00 (women’s 500m and men’s 1,000m) and on  Sunday 09:00-10:00 (200m and women’s K4).

We wish them and the rest of the GB team all the best for their races.


Follow the results on this link

Aprils Beginners Course

We are delighted to welcome our newest young paddlers to the club. Ilker, Cameron, Finn, Joseph and Robert who completed the April Beginners Course. Three of the boys are pictured here with their Coaches, Di Lawler, Glenn Thorogood and paddler/helper Ross McMullen.



Elmbridge Sprint Regatta Results

Many thanks to all the members of Elmbridge that helped run this event, as most of you will know it depends on many hands to run events like this.  A high number of paddlers turned out for our 1st event of the year, hopefully everyone had a great time, at least it didn’t rain too heavily and the sun was present for most of the racing.


Well done to everyone who took part.


200m Results 2013

500m Results 2013

Wey Marathon Sunday April 28th

The club had a good turnout for this event: 28 paddlers (11 Seniors 17 Juniors). We were represented in every singles division apart from 9 and achieved some very good results, as well as suffering our share of mishaps !


It seemed that every other regional club had also turned out in force, resulting in a very crowded race, turbulent starts and quite a few capsizes, particularly in the 7,8,9 divisions. On a very narrow winding river, turns were tight and tactics important and for those in the higher divisions there were some tricky portages. Not an easy race, and overwhelming for some !


We did not fare too badly, although five of our paddlers did capsize and fail to finish.. both experienced and inexperienced !


We can be proud of our juniors in the higher divisions. Bruce almost won Div2 (but came second) : a really good performance from Kayne (6th Div 2) but in a group finish which included 3rd, 4th 5th & 6th.  Luke (6th) held his own well in Div 3 with  Stef. 11th in his first 12 mile race.


Elise did a very competitive race in Div4  ( 3rd and promoted) as did Jenny.  Becky was our top entry in div 5  doing her usual determined best .  Alfie, paddling his first 8 mile race coped well and finished smiling.


Our only win came from Shaun in Division 7, and a very convincing one too  !


Sean winning his race!!!


Tom & Phil took the top points in Division 1, Bruce 2nd in Div 2.


Thanks to everyone who tried so hard, you are on the way to qualifying for the Hasler Final and hopefully, as a club, we kept ourselves near the top of the league table.


 Wey Hasler Results