11 of our juniors turned out for the annual K4 challenge this Saturday. This did mean we only had 2 competitive boats but everyone took part with thanks going to Paul Banfield for filling the spare seat to get the 3rd boat out.
The crews were decided upon and after some brief discussions, the seats decided.
In boat 1, Lewis Andrews took the front seat, Conor Simmons in 2, Sophia Fernandez in 3 and Louis Greenwood in the back seat.
In boat 2, Alexander Riley took the front seat, Louis Brierton in 2, Izzy Fernandez in 3 and Millie Pepper in the back.
Cold and windy conditions made the penultimate Feathered Blade event of 2017 very challenging, especially on the Brayford where the wind was very gusty and funnelled under the road bridge. Unsurprisingly, no records were set and most paddlers received a reduction in their handicaps. The Three Mile event is pretty well sewn up with Lewis Andrews having an unbeatable lead. With each paddler's lowest score of the year being discarded, the most Dave Mylett can improve by at the final event is 4 points, which would make him equal with Lewis if Lewis scores nothing. I...