News from Wey Kayak Club

Club recognised at Sport Guildford Awards

Wey Kayak Club has won Club of the  Year at the 2017 Sport Guildford Awards. Also recognised on a very successful evening for Wey were Liam Heath and Anne Dickens. Liam won Sports Personality of the Year for the second year in a row, having had a glittering year, adding World and European titles to his Olympic gold and MBE. Anne picked up the Disability Sports Awards to go with her MBE, awarded following the her gold medal at the Paralympics. 09/11/2017

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Tim Lodge Elected as Chair of ICF Athlete Committee

Congratulations to club member Tim Lodge has been elected as Chair of the new International Canoe Federation Athlete Committee. With Tim’s extensive knowledge of all things canoeing and boundless enthusiasm, he’s sure to make a huge success of his new role! 09/11/2017

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Allan Burton

It is with great sadness that we heard that Allan Burton had passed away on Sunday morning following a long and brave battle against illness.  Allan was a main stay in our coaching team at Wey for 20 years, having been a member for 30 years.  He will be remembered for his dedicated commitment to his various groups of paddlers.  He also played a major part in providing and repairing Club boats, so his groups could race competitively.

 

A real Club man who will be fondly remembered and sadly missed.  He would have been delighted that the Club were awarded the 2017 Sport Guildford ‘Club of the Year’ award only last week.

 

We will pass on any details of arrangements as soon as they are known.

06/11/2017

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