A Look Back at 2017
2017 A good year for The Sharks A big thank-your to everyone involved in making 2017 a good year for The Sharks, here are just a few memories from the year. Numbers involved We had over 2,500 attendances at Osterley Park in our partnership with the National Trust. We would like to thank their staff […]
Want your Group to try Paddle Sports? The Sharks have catered for groups for a number of years, running tailored sessions for local groups, including: Scouts/Guides – all types of groups, from Beavers/Brownies upwards; Schools, we cater for both High Schools and Primary Schools; Cadet Groups, companies, other sports clubs who want to try something […]
Hamble Parish Magazine
Well Done Susan Not only is Susan Templeton getting on and running Wild Water Races in the South of England on Behalf of The Sharks, she is getting some coverage in some interesting places. The races being run by Susan are a of great importance to the sport, in getting more people involved, a number […]
The Sharks at Havelock
New for 2018 Yes, The Sharks are returning to Havelock from Easter 2018. We will be establishing a permanent base at Havelock, Top Locks (of the Hanwell flight) in Southall. We have been able to do this, because of the help and support of Three Bridges Primary School, with whom we have been working with […]
Dear Sharks, I just wanted to spend a moment saying THANK YOU. Those two small words belie the scale of gratitude that is felt by the British Canoeing Slalom Committee for all that you do; your efforts at club level with The Sharks throughout the year; for organising the Shepperton and Harefield races and for all of the extra things […]
Slalom Report 2017
Well Done Folks 2017 has been a mixed season for The Sharks, we have had some excellent results but could have done with some more paddlers racing more often. Something to aim for in 2018. For more information about joining our slalom team call 07951 770241 or email: email@example.com. This year The Sharks ran two […]
HPP Slalom Results
Division 1 and 2 slalom results The last events of the season saw Grant Underwood race in Division 1 at Holme Pierrepont on Saturday and James Read race in Division 2 on Sunday. Both were in Men’s K1. Grant came 71st and James was 26th. Well done guys, it was a tough course on very […]
The Sharks are going places and we need your Help As The Sharks start to celebrate our ten years of involvement in canoeing, we have grown and we now need more people to help us on this incredible growth spurt. So please take a while to read this and if you can give us a […]
Congratulations Jacob Jacob Simpson won the division 3 slalom at Shepperton by 5 seconds, with an impressive second run on Sunday 22nd October. This is an impressive win in Jacob’s 3rd division 3 slalom and only his 4th ever slalom and looks very promising for the future. Jacob is training regularly at Harefield with The […]
Racing Report 2017
Looking to the Future Racing opportunities were limited in 2017, but we still had some good results and need to build up our squads for 2018 and the Club has some great plans going forward. The season for both Sprint and Marathon ending in September. Sprint Our most successful event this year was the London […]
October Half-Term Sessions 2017
Holiday fun with The Sharks During half-term holiday The Sharks will be hosting a number of paddling days, with different challenges. Monday Morning at 10am, we will have slalom practice at Harefield. There will not be an evening session on Monday. Tuesday and Wednesday Morning at 10am , we will host training at Sac. We […]
Slalom Results 14&15 September 2017
Symonds Yat and Tees Barrage Results Shark paddlers were racing at different venues over the weekend, James Read was at Symonds Yat racing Division 2 Men’s K1 whilst Grant Underwood was at the Tees Barrage in Division 1 Men’s K1. There was a big entry in both events and on Saturday James Read came 50th […]
Elmbridge Marathon Report – October 2017
A new Team in Marathon Rankings The Sharks are now a ranking marathon club, after entering the Elmbridge Marathon on the River Thames. A small team, our first ever team took to the water to launch The Sharks new programme for 2018. Yes, 2018, although it is still 2017, this was the first race of […]
Wild Water Racing Report 2017
Time to build on Our Achievements The Sharks are entering our tenth year of involvement in canoeing and kayaking and during that time we have quite a bit of success in Wild Water Racing, and although we have seen some great individual success this year, The Club needs to rebuild its Wild Water Racing team […]
Nene Slalom 2017 Results
Sharks Shine The Sharks had their best turn out at an event this weekend with seven Sharks racing at the Nene division 2 and 3 slalom and for some it was a big step up to the bigger waters of national ranking events. Best performance of the weekend goes to Khaleel Zainddin, who took […]
Hayes Canal Festival
Another Great Event Well done to all those involved in organising this year’s Hayes Canal Festival. Another year and another great event: thank-you. As in previous years, The Sharks held a come and try it event and were full all day long. We held 7 session, throughout the day with eight people paddling in each […]
Stolen boats We have had two Nomad Locik slalom boats stolen from out base in Southall If you see these boats please coatact us as soon as possible on: 07951 770241 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Or report it to the Police and quote crime reference: 2930-110917 These boats are used by our young paddlers and are […]
Shark Shepperton Slalom – 16/17 September
Another Great Slalom to attend Shepperton16092017-start Sunday17092017-start The Sharks are organising anothe Division 3 and Division 4 (entry level) slalom on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th of September. This time it is at Shepperton Weir on the River Thames. It is being hosted at the site of Shepperton Slalom Canoe Club, to whom we are […]
September Sprint Results
Personal Bests for Conor Conor Sheehan achieved personal best in both 200m and 500m races at Holme Pierrepont, racing in the national under 16 championships. His 200m time was 54.89 seconds and 2 minutes and 28.48 seconds in the 500m race. On Saturday in the 200m race; senior Shark paddlers were drawn in a tough […]
Cardington September Slalom Report
Another Slalom, Another Promotion Well done to Joel Gunnery, who has been promoted to national division 2 slalom after a fourth and a fifth place finish in the Men’s division 3 K1 event at Cardington slalom at the weekend. With points received earlier in the season, this has given Joel enough points to finish the […]
Grandtully Slalom Report
Sharks at ‘Tully The Sharks had three paddlers racing in the Grandtully national ranking division 1 slalom at the weekend Grant Underwood (Division 1) James Read (Paddling up from division 2) and Neal Underwood (paddling up from Division 2). The river levels were high and for a few days of playing on the rapids, one […]
Harefield Results – August 2017 Big thank-you to everyone involved in making the Harefield Slalom was our most successful yet, with nearly 120 starts. Also big congratulations to The Shark paddlers who took part in the event, which was blessed with sunshine. Jacob Simpson (Junior 14) won the Division 4 Men’s kayak event on Saturday, […]
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 […]
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.
GB WWR selection report
Congratulations Grant The selection event for the GB Wild Water Racing team to go to the senior European Championships and for the under 23 Worlds team and senior World Cup event took place at Grandtully in Scotland at the weekend and Loughborough University and Shark paddler Grant Underwood was there. In Saturdays sprint event came […]
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.
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 […]