Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Scottburgh to Brighton

Hi guys!

Congratulations to everyone that did the race last weekend. What a challenge!
Most of you ended somewhere between 4 and 5 hours.

To see you all afterwards, broken, made me proud.

Cant get better results than 

1st & 2nd Men
1st & 2nd Women
1st Mixed Doubles
1st Under 18
1st Under 23

Special congrats to Thea v.d. Westhuizen and Lauren Felgate (Chocolate)!

What an exciting finish after 5 hours between you two.

See you all on the water


Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Maurituis Surfski Cup;World Surfski Portugal & Berg River Canoe Marathon

Wow a Big couple of races have come and gone over the last couple of weeks.
Success and disappointment are all part of racing .

Mauritius Surf ski Cup MacSquad members Hank  & Grant finished a creditable 2nd and 9th ( Grant taking a swim coming into the finish )
                                             Hank Catching some Waves on training Paddle

                                                         Hank Finishing 2nd

                                                         Grant taking a Swim

Berg River Marathon

Coach Lee and Squad member Jenna Ward took on the mighty Beast Berg River Marathon and came back with the Coach defying the age factor at 61 yrs finished 8th overall !!! Unreal performance.
Jenna Ward brought home the Queen of the Berg title for 2013 ,her first major Senior title .

                                                  Coach Lee Finished 8th Overall !!!

                                                      Jenna Ward New Queen Of The Berg

World Surf ski  Champs in Portugal

Many of the squad members represented SA in Portugal and brought back Medals by the bag full.
Grant and Brandon finished 5th & 10th overall and took the Under 23 Gold and Silver medals.
Hank finished 7th and bronze in sub vets.
Michelle Burn finished a close 2nd in woman's race after racing to the wrong finish can but super strong race from her.
Thea came home with a Bronze in Sub Vets and showing us how commitment to training has paid off!

                                                    Brothers Bring Home the Medals
                                         Hank Pushed the pace Early But finished 7th in the end
                                                                   Thea Gets Bronze

In the Doubles race the following Day

Hank & Grant took the overall title with Thea pulling Off a Medal in woman's doubles race.

Overall MacSquad members showed there stuff all over the Globe .
Until The Next time.

See you on the Water