BUCS Wild Water Racing event 6 – 7 November

This weekend a number of NTU Canoe headed to Grandtully, Scotland to compete in the BUCS Wild Water Racing event.

NTU canoe had some great successes over the weekend with Kerry Christie winning the class event with a time of 11:15:96 ahead of her 2nd place competitor by over 21 seconds who finished with a time of 11:37:74. It was a successful weekend for Kerry who also placed 4th in the Sprint over on Grandtully rapids, with a time of 41:73, only 03:08 seconds off the lead time.

Alex Bunyon finished 8th in the classic event with a time of 11:58:63 and came 11th in the sprint with a time of 42:22.

Anton Lippek, Canoe slalom performance coach, said ‘the SCA did a great job of hosting the BUCS Wild Water Racing in Scotland over the weekend.’ Anton was thrilled with the team and their efforts commenting

“NTU athletes had a good place through the scenic journey of the classic runs from Aberfeldy and in the challenging sprints through Grandtully rapids. A great effort from the whole team.”

Unfortunately, one of NTU Canoe’s paddlers, Georgia collided with a rock requiring hospital treatment after she sustained injuries. We are thankful that Georgia is now at home and recovering well and her spirits remain high, as she is looking forward to getting back into the water. We send our best wishes to Georgia.

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