Waitakere Represents at the 17th IVF WORLD ELITE and CLUB Sprint ChAMPIONSHIPS, MAy 2016
Lake Kawana , Sunshine Coast Australia, played host to the International Va’a Federation World Sprint Championships. This was the 17th edition of the Championships which saw the best of the best from 23 countries and 2200 paddlers battle it out on the water for world championship titles.
Our club had three teams qualify for this regatta: J16 Men - Push to the Max, J19 Men - Kick Back G & Master Women 60+ Aurora
Our J16 Boys: Push to the Max are world champions!!! The team won Gold W12 500m (paddling with Ngati Rehia) Gold W6 1000m & Silver W6 500m. Our J19 men: Bronze in W12 500m (paddling with Hei Matau)
Not to mention a number of our club members representing other clubs who also performed well in the club championship.
We'd like to congratulate all of our members on their participation at this regatta from junior to senior grade. We are enormously proud of all of them.
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