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Stone paddlers claim world championship places

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Three paddlers from Stafford and Stone Canoe Club will be competing for Team GB in the Junior/Under-23 World Championships in Poland in July. Jasmine Royle, Paul Sunderland and Christopher Bowers came through a rigorous weekend selection process on 9th and 10th April at the 2012 Olympics Lee Valley White Water Centre course in London. Many other young paddlers from the club ...

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Canoe slalom paddlers crowned national champions

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Five of Stafford and Stone Canoe Club’s paddlers have been recognised in the end-of-season national rankings. And 12 of the club’s juniors have been selected for British Canoeing talent squads for next season, proof that the rich seam of superb paddlers produced by the club shows no sign of dwindling. The end of the canoe slalom season arrived last weekend with ...

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Stone paddlers are ready to take on the world

Paddlers from Stafford and Stone Canoe Club put in strong performances at the canoe slalom World Cup event in Pau in the Pyrenees, perfect preparations for the world championships in London in September. Having completed her C1W final, fast-improving 22-year-old Jasmine Royle then had to watch the rest of the race from third place. It was only the final competitor, Spain’s ...

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Stone paddlers make senior Team GB squad

Five members of Stafford and Stone Canoe Club have been selected for the 2015 senior Great Britain canoe slalom squad, a huge step in the journey to the Rio Olympic Games next year. Adam Burgess, Greg Pitt, Joe Clarke, Lizzie Neave and Mark Proctor (with Etienne Stott) are all maintaining the canoe club’s long record of international representation with home-grown talent. Canoe slalom ...

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Shannon on top after mini slalom series

Shannon Judge from Stafford and Stone Canoe Club defeated canoeists from across the UK to win the Stafford and Stone Mini Slalom Series.  The Mini Slalom series is a three-day race event spread out across six weeks at the River Trent in Stone. It’s a pre-season warm-up, great preparation for the season ahead, with Stafford and Stone new members using the ...

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Pre-season curtain raiser races coming up!

Stafford and Stone Canoe Club’s traditional pre-season warm-up races take place on the River Trent in Stone on Sunday 18th January. Sunday 1st and Sunday 15th February. The mini slalom races have been held since the 1970s and are handicapped to give paddlers of all abilities a chance of winning. Over the years these events have become very popular, with ...

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Stone paddlers in world championships

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Five members of Stafford and Stone Canoe Club based at Westbridge Park competed for Team GB in the world championships in the United States last weekend. Twenty-five years after the club’s Richard Fox won gold at Savage River in 1989, the cream of world canoe slalom returned to Maryland to compete on the new Deep Creek course for the 2014 ...

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