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Alps Trip 2015

The annual trip to the Alps was once again a great success. We teamed up with OUCKC for this years trip and covered over 3000 miles, travelling through 7 countries. We paddled over 30 sections with everything from tree filled ditches in a thunder storm to big volume in 35C sun. To find out more about what we got up to check out the video.

CUCC in CAM Magazine

This terms edition of CAM magazine features current CUCC member and former president Judith Musker-Turner. You can view the magazine here . The article is on page 49 of the pdf.

Varsity 2015

Freestyle

Last weekend we had our annual Varsity competition against Oxford University Canoe and Kayak Club. Sadly it was an overall loss for Cambridge. However, every event was closely fought so a massive congratulations to everyone that took part. We did manage to triumph over the dark blues in some events with both the Men's Polo and Men's Freestyle teams recording wins. Final congratulations go to individuals who got top 3 finishes - Shahid Wahab for 2nd in Freestyle and to Alex Ross for 3rd in both Freestyle and Marathon. A full report will be written up soon.

Come and Try It - Easter 2015

We held our Easter Come and Try it on Sat 2nd May. 120 people tried out kayaking and found out more about the club. Hoepfully there will be lots of new members joining the club and taking part in the beginners course we're running throughout Easter term.

White Water Safety And Rescue Training

Towards the end of March I headed up to North Wales along with Witty, Michael G, Martin and Forbes, to spend a weekend doing our Whitewater Safety and Rescue Training. The weekend promised to be a cold and wet one, but not without its' fun. We spent the first day above 'The Chipper' on the Tryweryn, practicing our rescue of swimmers using reaching and throwing aids as well as some live bait rescues, involving leaping into the water to rescue a swimmer whilst tethered to your partner by a rope.

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