Sharks Swimming of the Coast of Bournemouth
Well done Shark Swimmers Congratulations to Grant, Kaycee and Neal Underwood, who swam from Bournemouth Pier to Boscombe Pier, a distance of 1.4 miles in the sea. With some pretty good times: Grant was the first Shark back in 38 minutes and 42 seconds, followed by Kaycee in a time of 41:03 and Neal with […]
Holiday Paddling with The Sharks School Holidays provide plenty of opportunities for Summer paddling with The Sharks. We will continue our Saturday and Sunday family sessions at Osterley Park and will also add in Wednesdays. Want to take the sport a bit further? well there are plenty of opportunities for both experienced and new paddlers: […]
Sprint Results July 2017
Sharks Sprinters Two Shark paddlers were racing at the July National Regatta at Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham. Conor Sheehan, was racing in boys’ D at only his second national regatta, gaining experience and coming so close to his first final appearance. Missing out by just 0.02 of a second in the 200m race recording a time […]
Shepperton Results June 2017
There was some new Shark talent on display at Shepperton slalom. With two paddlers making their début. In the men's division 4 K1, Jacob Simpson made his first appearance at a slalom and showed real promise, taking fifth place.
Cardington Results – June 2017
Joel Gunnery has made a few eyes open as he raced in his first events of 2017. After taking gold and silver at the London Youth Games, he kicked off his ranking season at Cardington with a sliver on Saturday event and gold on Sunday.
Sharks medal at London Youth Games
The Sharks were in the medals again at the London Youth Games. The slalom event saw Joel Gunnery take gold for Hillingdon in the junior boys' group, whilst clubmate Amelia Combes took bronze in the senior girls' for Ealing.
European Wild Water Championships 2017
Congratulations to Grant Underwood on becoming the first Shark to represent their country at senior level. Grant represented GB at the European Wild Water Racing championships in Skopje, in both classic and sprint events.
May Regatta Results
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.
Pier to Pier
Three Sharks, Grant, Kaycee and Neal Underwood are going to swim from Bournmouth Peir to Boscombe Pier on Sunday 16th July 2017, in aid of The British Heart Foundation.
Nene Slalom Report
Four paddlers were racing for The Sharks at the Nene Division 4 (entry level) slalom in Northampton.
Woodmill WWR results
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 down an 800 metre course, with the time of the best run counting as your result.
What a week
The Sharks have kicked spring off with an amazing 85 paddlers on the water in the first week of their Summer Programme. Good weather and hard work made this week a great success. Rounded off on Saturday with a great day's racing at Woodmill.
Ally Judge at Matlock
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.
Get into Sprint with The Sharks
The Sharks want to be the best and you can help us by joining our Sprint racing section. We hold sessions at Southall Activity Centre. We also use Osterley Park, which is an ideal place to start if you have never paddled before.
Shepperton Division 2 -Results
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.
Osterley Family and Recreational Sessions
The Sharks will be back in Osterley Park, for a Summer of fun on the water, both Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
Pool sessions at Hillingdon Leisure Centre
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.
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
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.