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Richmond Canoe Club National Champions 2014

Sprint Joe Webb U14 Boys: K1 200, K1 500, K2 500, K2 1000, K4 500, K4 1000 Harry Wells U14 Boys: K2 500, K2 1000, K4 500, K4 1000 Ollie Waskiewich U14 Boys: K4 1000 Ben Phillips U16 Boys: C1 500, C1 200, C2 500, C2 1000 U18 Boys: C1 1000, C2 500, C2 1000 Adrian Meikle-Briggs U16 Boys: C2 500, C2 1000 U18 Boys: C2 500, C2 1000 Lily Wong U14 Girls: K1 200, K2 200, K2 500, K4 500, K4 1000 Kyra Wells U16 Girls: C2 200 Ja
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Richmond presented with Macgregor Paddle

Following our victory at the Interclub Sprint Championships in July, Richmond Canoe Club were presented with the Macgregor Paddle at last weekends sprint regatta. 
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September Nottingham

The final sprint regatta of the season saw the best conditions of the season, with a flat lake the reward for the paddlers who had endured the extremely challenging conditions at some of the previous regattas this year. Richmond had a good size team entered, with paddlers in a wide range of divisions. This regatta was the National Championship event for the juniors, with medals up for grabs in the U14, U16 and U18 ag
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Richmond team take 3rd place at National Marathon Championships

The National Marathon Championships were held at Worcester Canoe Club over the bank holiday weekend. Richmond sent a small team, but one packed with plenty of potential medal winners. Despite being outnumbered on the water by many other clubs the team picked up 9 National Championship titles and 15 podium positions in the various K1/C1 and K2/C2 National Championship events. This was enough to secure 3rd place in the
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Sella Descent 2014

Richmond’s Sella Descent Survival 2014 By Jordan Mungovan Never has the old adage of ‘failing to prepare, is preparing to fail’ been more true than at the Sella Descent in 2014. ‘Failing to prepare’ being not having a back-up plan… Despite Richard Hendron having organised ourselves a flying K2 to descend the 25km rocky, flowing course from Arriondas to Ribadesella, we turned up to discover that it had been pinched by
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One space available on Beginners Course starting tomorrow, August 15th

We have a space available on our Adult Beginners Course starting tomorrow evening – Friday 15th August. The course runs for 5 weeks on Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons. All details can be found on the novice coaching page. If you are interested please e-mail lovekayaking@googlemail.com with a booking form asap.  
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Summer Party, Saturday August 16th

The club will be hosting a summer party on August 16th. Tickets are free but will be limited, so if please sign up using the link below i if you would like to attend. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/richmond-canoe-club-summer-party-tickets-12498093133 There will also be some daytime paddling related team games for ALL abilities, exact details will be confirmed soon but sign up sheets are at the club so if you would li
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Richmond win Macgregor Paddle Interclub Championships

After a 15 year gap the Macgregor Interclubs Sprint Championship Trophy has returned to Richmond Canoe Club, with a 70 strong team securing a marvellous victory over last year’s winners, Norwich Canoe Club. With Richmond entering the weekend 3 points behind on the combined promotions and pre entry tally, every single member of the team was required to secure the points needed to pull back the deficit and take the ove
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European Marathon Championships 2014 – Piestany, Slovakia

Lizzie completes European Championship medal set with 2nd and 3rd places Lizzie Broughton was racing again at the European Marathon Championships in Piestany, Slovakia between the 13th and 15th June. It was a year ago at the same event where she became European Champion winning the senior women’s K2 event with long term partner Fay Lamph from Wey. This year Lizzie was selected for both K1 and K2 events, following som
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Marathon World Cup, Bohinj

The international marathon season kicked off two weeks ago with the only Marathon World Cup of the season taking place in Bohinj, Slovenia. With the European Championships just a week later, GB sent a development team of 8 to this event, with Tom Sharpe selected to race following results at early season assessment races. This was the first World Cup to use the new format of short 3.6km races on Saturday followed by a
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