Barrow-on-Soar WWR – Sharks Racing all year round

It maybe getting late in the year and the weather a bit chilly and definitely very windy; but four Shark paddlers took to the water on Saturday in the Barrow-on-Soar Wild Water Race.

BarrowAdamDec2015Top Shark and first under-23 was Adam Stewart in a time of 16 minutes and 6 seconds; his first race of the 2015/16 season.  Last week Adam, was training with the British team development squad at Nottingham.

Rod Grundy followed Adam over the finish line in a time of 17:08 and was third Master over 50; Rod recently raced at the Hamble race in Hampshire where he came third in a time of 14:45. Rod is also top of the M50 Wavehopper rankings for 2015/16.

James Reed was first V35 in a time of 18:29; James also recently raced at the Hamble where he was first M35 in a time of 17:07.BarrowRodDec2015

Neal Underwood also took part in the race; his first race of the season and finished in a time of 18:12.

BarrowJamesDec2015Shark paddlers will be at the British team training camp between Christmas and the New Year at Grantully on Scotland, preparing for the 2016 selection event; which takes place on the River Tay at Grantully in April

BarrowNealDec2015 (2)For more information about Wild Water Racing or to join The Shark Wild Water Racing team, contact Neal on 07951 770241 or email: