LAOIS KAYAK AND CANOE CLUB NEWS
LAOIS KAYAK AND CANOE CLUB:
European Championships in Slovakia: Well done to LKCC’s Calvin O’Brien on his achievement at the European Freestyle Championships this week. His experience of international competition and training with the Irish squad will now undoubtedly benefit and inspire all paddlers at our club.
Salmon Leap Ranking Race: LKCC’s Matt McGrath came second in the Salmon Leap ranking marathon race in the men’s GP class, huge congratulations to him.
Congratulations: LKCC would like to congratulate club member Conall Whelan who competed in the Junior Home International Orienteering competition in Oban, Scotland last weekend. Conall came 12th in his age group and third within his Irish squad. The Irish squad came third overall, beating Wales for the first time in many years.
Junior Paddlefest: Takes place this year in Hidden Valley Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow from 19th to the 21st September, it’s a great introduction to kayaking for 8 to 18 year olds giving you a chance to try out all the disciplines of canoeing. Participants must be members of Canoeing Ireland (which you are if you are a LKCC member) main events are for 12 yrs plus with other events for under 12’s.