Cardington Results – June 2017
Go Joel Joel Gunnery has made a few eyes open as he has raced in his first events of the 2017 season. After taking gold and silver at the London Youth Games, he kicked off his ranking season at Cardington Division 3 slalom Men’s Kayak; with a sliver in Saturday’s event and a gold in […]
Sharks medal at London Youth Games
Congratulations Shark Paddlers The Sharks were in the medals again at the London Youth Games. The slalom event saw Joel Gunnery take gold for team Hillingdon in the junior boys’age group, whilst club mate Amelia Combes took bronze in the senior girls’ for team Ealing. Conor Sheehan and Yahiem Keeley also made the finals for […]
European Wild Water Championships 2017
Shark Internationals Congratulations to Grant Underwood on becoming the first Shark paddler to represent their country at senior level. Grant represented GB at the European Wild Water Racing championships in Skopje, Macedonia at the weekend, racing in both classic and sprint events. The experience was fantastic and The Sharks want more members to have the […]
May Regatta Results
Sprint Just one paddler at the May regatta, Grant Underwood, racing in Men’s C K1. Taking third place in the 200m heat in a time of 46.46 he qualified for the final coming 6th in a time of 44:62. Late on Saturday was the 1,000m final in which grant came 5th in a time […]
Pier to Pier
Help us raise money for the British Heart Foundation Three Sharks, Grant Underwood (Loughborough University), Kaycee Underwood (Lancaster University) and Neal Underwood are going to swim from Bournmouth Peir to Boscombe Pier on Sunday 16th July 2017. This is part of an event in aid of The British Heart Foundation. The swim is about 1.4 […]
Nene Slalom Report
Great start for new Sharks Four paddlers were racing for The Sharks at the Nene Division 4 (entry level) slalom in Northampton. Yahiem Keely, was entering his second ever slalom event and was so close to promotion. He was the fastest paddler on the day, but picked up a few penalties along the way and […]
Woodmill WWR results
Great day’s racing in Southampton The Sharks had a great day in sun soaked Southampton on Saturday 8th April at the Woodmill Regional Sprint format Wild Water Race. The race consisted of two runs dow an 800 metre, with the time of the best run counting as your result. Four paddlers made the trip: Rebecca […]
What a week
85 paddlers in the first week of April The Sharks have kicked spring off with an amazing 85 paddlers on the water in the first week of their Summer Programme. A combination of good weather, Easter holidays and hard work have made this week a great success. Rounded off today (Saturday) with a great days […]
Ally Judge at Matlock
Wild Water Racing – Results Congratulations to Ally Judge on taking second place in the Ladies K1 race at the Matlock Wild Water Race. The race was a sprint format in what is one of the nicest race sites in England. The Sharks have an outstanding record in WWR and are currently looking for new […]
Get into Sprint with The Sharks
Excitement that only racing can bring In 2016, The Sharks came 3rd in the London Sprint Regatta, an impressive performance for such a young club. Shark paddler, Joel Gunnery won the London youth Games 200m Sprint event, only a year after taking to the sport. The Sharks are ambitious to be simply the best and […]
Shepperton Division 2 -Results
Slalom 2017 kicks off James Read is the first Shark paddler to race in slalom this year, taking 19th place in the Men’s K1 event on Saturday 11th March at Shepperton Weir, in Sunday’s event he came 20th. James was promoted to division 2 at the end of the 2016 season and as the picture […]
Osterley Family and Recreational Sessions
Saturday and Sunday Afternoon Paddling Sessions The Sharks will be back in Osterley Park, for a Summer of fun on the water, both Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Canoes and Kayaks will be available for all ages, so give paddle sports a try. The sessions start at 12 noon and run through till 4pm, to book […]
Pool sessions at Hillingdon Leisure Centre
Tuesday evening at 6pm The swimming pool is the ideal way to start your canoeing this year. The Sharks will be holding session every Tuesday evening at Hillingdon Leisure Centre, Uxbridge at 5pm. Every one is welcome. You do not need any experience, if you have never paddled before, this is the ideal place to […]
New Slalom Coach The Sharks welcome Richard Moore to their coaching team, another coach with international experience. Richard will be taking the lead role in developing The Sharks slalom paddlers, As well as developing elite athletes, he will be involved in teaching beginners and helping people on their journey through kayaking and canoeing along with […]
Get into Canoeing
Learn to Paddle at Hillingdon Leisure Centre The ideal place to get into paddling is in a swimming pool, it is safe, clean and familiar. The Sharks will return to using the Outdoor Pool on Tuesday evenings at Hillingdon Leisure Centre, Uxbridge at 5pm from April 4th 2017. The Sharks are also working with the […]
We are being watched
The Sharks can be seen from space! Google Earth’s picure of the canal by Sac, clearly shows two paddlers in racing K1s paddling along the canal. Want to give racing a try? Contact The Sharks on: 07951 770241, or email: email@example.com.
Shark Racing in 2017
2017 – Consolidation and Building our Racing Section The Sharks have been involved in racing since the Club started and have gradually been building success in different racing disciplines. One of the great things about racing disciplines is you can do more than one of them, you can take part in Sprint, Marathon and Wild […]
Shark Slalom in 2017
2017 is with us and in under three months time the slalom season starts. There are a few changes to the ranking system and a couple of minor changes to the rules.
New Year’s Day Race -Results
First paddle of the New Year. Well done to the paddlers who made the effort to get on the water and paddle on New Year's day, on what was a nice warm morning.
Annual Report 2016
As 2016 comes to a close it is time to reflect on the year and look back at what we have archived and where we could have doe better. We have already published our competitive reports, but there is a lot more to the Club than just competitions.
Home of our Own
A permanent home for The Sharks in Hayes has taken a step closer as developers have submitted plans for the development of the area around Shackles Dock in Hayes. Savills are the developers and Rolfe Judd the architects.
The Sharks Lottery
Fund Raising - The Sharks are to launch a lottery in February 2017, to help fund The Club and to keep the cost of paddling down.
Sharks Ranked Third in Wavehopper Series
Latest rankings provided by the Wild Water Racing Executive, indicate that The Sharks, despite only doing two Wavehopper Races are ranked third best in Great Britain.
Slalom Annual Report 2016
The Sharks are gradually building a large and successful slalom squad, we have a lit of work to do but now have the potential to build on the success of our paddlers.
Sharks celebrate another promotion as Read takes second
Uxbridge Gazette – November 2nd 2016 – THE Sharks, who train in Harefield, have ended the season with another promotion as James Read goes up to Men's National Division Two in Canoe Slalom in kayak singles.
Sprint Annual Report – 2016
In 2015, The Sharks invested heavily in Sprint to try and build this competitive discipline up in the club, the Club has continued this policy through 2016 with mixed results.
WWR – Annual Report 2016
The Wild Water Racing season runs from September to August and therefore last season has finished and we are into the new one and it is time to report how we have done.
Shepperton Slalom Results
The Sharks were in action at Shepperton at the weekend for the last slalom of the 2016 season, a division 2 and 3 double and finished the year is style with James Read being promoted to National Division 2 in Men's K1 on the Saturday.
Swiss star Smortit hoping to stay on a roll with Sharks
Hillingdon Gazette – 19th November 2016 - SWISS international wild water racing paddler Alistair Smortit made his debut for The Sharks, who train in Harefield, in the 3k men's kayak singles at Barrow-on-Soar on Saturday.
Barrow WWR Results – October 2016
The Sharks have made a great return to Wild Water Racing, having been missing from races for most of last season, a small team went to the Barrow-on-Soar race to kick-start our re-emergence in the discipline.
Battles Bridge Results
For the fourth consecutive year, The Sharks have sent a small team over to the Battles Bridge race in Essex, and for the fourth consecutive year we have brought back trophies.
Want to work with The Sharks?
Do you want to be part of our award winning club? The Sharks are growing and looking for more staff to help increase the number of people participating in our activities.
Sport England Award for The Sharks
What can we say? Sport England have presented The Sharks with an award for being the best sports satellite club in London for our work at Osterley Park. This is an amazing tribute to the work of our coaches and other staff, so big, big thank-you, also a big thank-you to the National Trust and […]
Combes wins promotion
Ealing Gazette – 16th September 2016 – Kayak talent Amelia Combes from Hanwell has won promotion to National Division Two in canoe singles in slalom after a great weekend.
Sharks Sprint at Holme Pierrepont
Shark paddlers racing at Holme Pierrepont, the home of the National Water Sports Centre on Nottingham, showed the Club has a great future in the discipline lead by specialist Sprint coach Beata Fabinska.
Future Olympic heroes join Sharks event
Hillingdon Gazette – 14th September 2016 – BUDDING future Olympians took to the same Harefield waters which were the proving ground for Team GB hero Richard Hounslow as The Sharks played host to a national canoe slalom league event.
Amelia promoted to Division 2 on C1 Slalom Congratulations to Amelia Combes who has been promoted to National Division 2 slalom in C1, making her our top ranked canoe singles paddler. Amelia was racing at Cardington over the weekend and took first place on each day in the Ladies C1 with results that would have […]
Harefield Slalom Results
The Sharks have hosted their third national ranking slalom, attracting over 150 starts over the two days, with Shark paddlers amongst the winners.