Celebrating Success

We recently held our annual Awards Evening. Starting with the usual level of BDCC over-catering (practically a whole pudding per person), we then had an excellent and inspiring talk from Olympic medallist Guin Batten, about taking on challenges – particularly...

Christmas Training Camp

There was no rest for the club over the holidays. We had a two day training camp for juniors (and the not-so junior). It was run by Dan Golder and there was a good mix from those yet-to-race to our Div 1 paddlers, all able to train together. With a run, a paddle and...

The Big Race

Just before Christmas we had the annual BDCC Christmas Relay – the most bitterly fought contest of the year. Over 70 paddlers took part from Lightnings to our Div 1 internationals, and we even had some visitors from other clubs who werebrave enough to get...

Cherwell Trash

Banbury paddlers spent the last weekend of the year taking a break from usual training. Led by Dom, a group of intrepid adventurers (and a dog) took to the wild, unchartered waters of the mighty Cherwell, hacking their way through jungle, before returning exhausted,...

This Girl Can … Canoe Monday 28 May

Our annual This Girl Can … Canoe Day is on Monday 28 May from 10 – 2. This year – in addition to the opportunity to have a go at kayaking, we have so much more, and so many prizes and giveaways – hoody, base layers, vouchers for Boudavida and...

Awards Night

BDCC recently celebrated a great year with the annual Awards Evening. Nominations were made by the members, with the final decision taken by a small committee. Paddlers at all levels were recognised, with Shirley in Div 9 winning the female paddler award, and Joe in...