The rapidly falling temperatures have not deterred Richmond paddlers from getting stuck into various races. Last Sunday saw two events take place, the Avon Descent and the first in the series of Hare and Hounds races at Wey Kayak Club. Over in Guildford there was a bumper turnout for the both the 10km Hare and Hounds race and the 5km Dash Hounds race. Nearly 60 Richmond paddlers were present from U10s to veterans. Ma
The 2013 winners of the canoe club trophies were announced at the end of season party. Congratulations to all winners: Alex Gohar Trophy- Team Keville: Neville Burton and Kevin de Klerk Gavin Turrel Trophy- Steve Baker Most improved Senior- Neil Barton Junior Trophy- Nick Romain Most improved Junior- Joe Webb
Richmond finished in 2nd place at last weekends Hasler final competition, held in Reading. The event marks the end of the Hasler season, with clubs from across the country competing to be crowned club champions. Team Richmond had over 50 people racing, from all groups at the club. We finished 2nd, just 3 points behind winners Norwich. This is a huge improvement on recent years and just reward for the hard work that h
A new selection of Richmond branded clothing is now available to order. Please have a look at the design pack below and see if you would like to order anything. If you do, please download the order form below and follow the instructions on it. Once completed please email to Tom at email@example.com and state how you will be paying. Design Pack (PDF) Clifton Leisurewear Sizing Chart (PDF) Order Form (Excel) All the
The World Marathon Championships take place this weekend in Copenhagen, Denmark. Four Richmond paddlers are competing. The masters event takes place first, and Sue M will be racing in both K1 and K2 on Wednesday and Thursday. On Friday Tom competes in the U23 K1, followed by Nick in U18 K2 on Saturday. On Sunday both Tom and Lizzie race in the senior K2. The event website is here https://sites.google.com/a/kano-kajak
Following their performances at the National Marathon Championships, 3 Richmond juniors have been selected to race at the French Nationals as part of a BCU development team. Harry Wells, Ollie Khlaf and Alex Khlaf will race k1 and k2 at the event, held on October 12/13. Best of luck from all at Richmond.
Upcoming club events…. Wednesday 25th September Final 10k of the year, followed by small celebration of clubs paddlers at World Championships. Food avaliable. Saturday 19th October End of season party Saturday 14th December Christmas party
Last weekend was the final national sprint regatta of the year. By all reports the weather was a vast improvement on previous events this year, with just a headwind to contend with. For the masters, this was their national championship event, and Richmond performed very strongly, especially in the O34 category where Shane, Gabor, Istvan and Balasz between themselves took 1st place 5 out of the 8 events. In the ladies