Athlete Ally is current;y our top ranked female Wild Water Racing Paddler, she was ranked 17th in 2018/19. the last full season of racing, in past she has been a member of the GB Wild Water Racing Team.
Athlete and Slalom Coach at Harefield Rick leads our Slalom Team based at Harefield, he is a very experienced paddler and still competes, racing Veteran K1 Men’s Slalom and is the 2021 runner up in Britain’s Veterans rankings.
Teacher, Coach, Athlete Aaron has qualifications in various sports, he teaches and coaches canoeing for us at all of our sites, but mainly concentrates on Slalom. Aaron is also a strength and fitness coach, so if you want to improve your performance in any area of sport, Aaron is the person to talk to.
Bankside Assistant Reene works for us at Osterley, working both Bankside and on the, she is also a very talented paddler, who we hope will start coaching for us.
Bankside Support Jason is one of our team leaders at Osterley on the bank, although he does paddle occasionally get on the water.
Athlete Jacob is one of our top ranking paddlers in Men’s Division 2 K1, in Slalom canoeing, he also occasionally helps out with teaching and supporting young paddlers. He ended 2021 in 83rd position
Athlete Gavriel is ranked in Division 3 Slalom, having been promoted at Harefield in August 2018, but has only just done his first ever Division 3 Slalom at The Sharks @ Shepperton Slalom in May 2021. Ranked 121st in 2021
Athlete James has been our top ranked slalom paddler for a number of years. He paddles Division 2 Men’s K1 and at the end of 2021 was ranked 42nd, and Division 3 Men’s C1.
Wild Water Racing Coach, sometimes paddler Neal is our lead Wild Water Racing Coach, although he also coaches Marathon and Sprint. Like most of our coaches, Neal has a background in competitive canoeing and occasionally does still race.
Athlete Khaleel is currently our top ranked Slalom paddler racing Men’s K1 in National Division 2. He has also raced Wild Water and in 2019/19, the last full season he was ranked 91st in the UK. He has represented Harrow in the London Youth Games.
Athlete and Assistant Teacher Making her competitive debut at the London Youth Games, representing the London Borough of Brent.
Athlete One of our youngest slalom paddlers, Aditya started paddling this Summer and made is debut at Harefield and was the first J12 home on both days.
Athlete J16, Dylan West only took up canoe sport this Summer after visiting Osterley Park with his father Jim West both enjoyed it so much the joined in our regular sessions.
Athlete Kurt is one of a batch of paddlers who made his competitive debut at Harefield, with a fourth place finish on Saturday and a fifth place on Sunday.
Athlete John was promoted at his first ever slalom, Harefield October 2021, with a second place finish in the Sunday event, completing a trio of promotions for The Sharks in one weekend. Jon is now ranked in National Division 3 Men’s K1 Slalom.
Athlete Another 2021 addition to our Slalom Team, David came second in the Saturday event at Harefield in October 2021, and was promoted to Division 3 Men’s K1 Slalom. Well done David
Athlete Joe was one of a trio of paddlers who made their slalom debut at The Sharks @ Shepperton Slalom in May 2021, at his second attempt at Harefield he won the event and gained promotion to Men’s Division 3 Slalom Kayak, along with two other Shark paddlers. Well done Joe.
Athlete One of our latest batches of paddlers to race for us, Tasmeen made her debut in Canoe Slalom at The Sharks @ Shepperton Slalom, taking third place
Athlete One of our 2021 recruits, Matteo has joined or Slalom team and raced his first event at Cardington in September 2021, as a Junior 14 paddler.
Athlete Our youngest ranking paddler who made her debut in Marathon Racing in 2019 and is having to wait a long time before she can race again, she is ranked in Division 10.
Athlete One of our youngest athletes, Adam made is debut for the London Borough of Harrow in the 2021 London Youth Games and was one of the youngest in the event, so an 8th place finish was quite somethin.
Athlete Eesa, made his competitive debut the London Borough of Harrow in the 2021 London Youth Games, racing in the age group above his own. He has been paddling at NW10, but like so many of our paddlers, his progress has been slowed by the Pandemic.
Athlete Making his debut at the Royal Marathon, Leon is one of The Sharks youngest team member and started off in style with a 4th place finish.
Athlete Junior 12 paddler Aron racing in his first ever event at Shepperton in May 2021
Athlete Made her winning debut at Stone Slalom in Ladies division 4 K1, the week before the season was suspended because Covid-19, hopes are high for when competition resumes.
Athlete Mel Moore is ranked in Division 3 Ladies’ K1 slalom and with Rick Moore in Mixed C2, proving canoeing really is a family sport.
Athlete and Teacher Amelia is our top ranked female slalomist, she races Ladies Division 2 K1, she has also been to Division 2 in C1.
Athlete and Coach Grant is The Sharks own home grown international talent, having represent Great Britain
Bankside Support Danni manages and provides Bankside support at our Osterley Park sessions. She can also paddle a bit, as it appears, so can her mum.
Coach, Teacher and Athlete Adam is our lead teacher at NW10, he also teachers schools at Southall and is usually on duty at Osterley Park during the Summer. He is also one of our leading athletes having raced both Sprint and Wild Water at National Level, with the occasional Marathon as well.
Marathon and Sprint Coach at Southall Tristram leads our Marathon and Sprint Teams at Southall, teaching beginners and coaching more advanced paddlers and athletes.