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September 2013

New Club Kit – Order Now!

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 twdsharpe@gmail.com and state how you will be paying. Design Pack (PDF) Clifton Leisurewear Sizing Chart (PDF) Order Form (Excel) All the
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World Marathon Championships

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
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Richmond juniors selected for marathon development team

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.
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Dates for the Diary

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
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September Nottingham Regatta

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
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Richmond win Zeneca Trophy at Tonbridge Hasler

Richmond paddlers turned out in force for the final regional Hasler race of the season, held at Tonbridge Canoe Club on Sunday. The narrow, twisting river made a nice change from the Thames, with a large turnout from all clubs leading to a very busy river. Our combined results were enough to win the event overall and take home the Zeneca shield for top club. Highlights for Richmond include our junior K2s who performe
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Bank Holiday Monday Funday

Thanks to everyone who turned up for the K4 event on bank holiday- there were 56 paddlers in 14 different K4s. There was a real mix of paddlers, from lightnings to current international paddlers, and some people who had never been in a kayak before. Hopefully this will become an annual event. Congratulations to the 2013 Richmond Canoe Club Mixed K4 Champions- Sam, Kerry, Mike F & Pablo who stormed to victory in t
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World Marathon Championships Team selected

Following last weekends racing at the National Champs, and assessment races throughout the year, the Great Britain team for the World Marathon Championships in Copenhagen (20-22 September) has been selected. Three Richmond paddlers have made the team. Nick Romain will be racing junior mens K2 with Sam Plummer (Leighton Buzzard) Tom Sharpe has been selected for U23 mens K1 and senior mens K2 with Keith Moule (Chelmsfo
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