Archive for July, 2009

Bretforton Ladies Hockey Paddle 2009

This years Bretforton Ladies paddle took place at Symonds Yat. We had a group of 9 ladies plus Ashley with paddling experience ranging from none to having been quite a few times before. The group was supported by 5 coaches from WKCC. Weather was pretty good despite the gloomy forecast. After a morning of coaching we adjourned to the Royal Lodge Hotel for lunch and a pint.
In the afternoon we played on the rapids building up the skills starting with breakouts, break ins, ferry gliding and crosses. Eventually leading up to breaking in to the big wave. Quite a few people took a swim but overall they all did brilliantly and should be proud of their achievements on the day.
Here are a few photos taken at the top. Apologies for anyone I missed while doing rescues.

July Weekend 2009

For those of you who were unfortunate to not make the July weekend then you missed a great event and many thanks to Tina and Paul for all of their hard work in organising it. To read more and to see the first few photos please continue:

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