Reading Hasler

The racing season is now fully underway. We had a good turnout yesterday for the Reading Canoe Club Hasler, with paddlers racing at all levels, including some newcomers, and an overall third place for the club. There was a good win for Joe P in Div 1 – hopefully...

International Selections

Following recent selection events, we’re very proud that four Banbury paddlers have been called up to race for GB. Wildwater selections were announced after a weekend of racing over both the sprint and classic distances at Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham.   GB team...

The Silly Season has Started

The race season has started – and how!  In the last few weeks we’ve had the first National Sprint Regatta of the year, with some great results for Will McC in K2 and K4.  The Hasler races have begun again, with lots of podiums and promotions for Banbury...

It’s Been A While

At half-term, two of our junior sprint squad paddlers were in Portugal for a training camp, and taking part in the Nelo Winter Challenge race, and our wildwater paddlers went up to Scotland for a successful race on the Tay at Thistlebrigg. Back home, we had a 3...

First Win of the Year

This weekend saw the first big race of the year. Organised by Richmond Canoe Club the Frank Luzmore Memorial Marathon is run over the 20.5km and 3 portages between Elmbridge Canoe Club and Richmond Canoe Club. The weather was kinder to the athletes this year, but...

Change of Tack

The juniors had a great excuse for bad steering this weekend, trying out canoe sailing rather than their usual flatwater kayak training.