Sprinting and Switzerland

This was the first time the regatta was run as a Band Together – so all the different age/gender categories that fall within the 5 speed-based bands raced together – a bit more like Hasler races. Having said that, they still kept the K1 races split...

April Regatta and Selections

Banbury sprint paddlers impressed at the weekend, with all those attending the first national regatta of the year making at least one final. World Championship finalist, Amy Turner, won the women’s K4 race, in the pre-selected boat, which should secure her seat for...

Flying in Flanders

For the fourth year in a row, BDCC has taken a junior team to the Sobeka Flanders Cup in Belgium, to give them a taste of international competition, and how to manage themselves and their time at a regatta without their parents doing all the hard work.  This year we...

Medalfest at Nottingham

We had the most successful ever regatta last weekend.  There were multiple medallists, and even those who didn’t get on the podium saw new PBs and had great races. Angela Hannah – freshly back from her bronze-winning race at the World Championships took...

More Medals

Banbury paddlers were again racing at the Belgian Nationals this weekend, as part of the Super Regional Squad team.  Only 2 of our SRS paddlers chose to go out this year, but Esme and Will had a great weekend, bringing home 5 silver medals between...

World 3rd for Angela

In a tight and exciting final, Angela Hannah and her partner, Hannah Brown (Wiltshire Youth Canoe Club) won a bronze medal at the ICF World Sprint Championships this weekend, going one better than their agonisingly close 4th at the Europeans. The pair raced both 500...