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BUCS Slalom Teesside 2017 – Part 2

Second day of the British Universities and College Sports Slalom (BUCS) today at Teesside. It managed to be both wetter and colder than yesterday for all involved. Weather conditions made it particularly challenging to get half decent images of the action.

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Reader’s Rides 2015 – Jon Wyles

Name: Jon Wyles
Location: Scotland
Kayaking ability: Questionable


4th year Geography student at St Andrews. Grade 3/4 uni boater with 3 years experience.


I’ve never owned my own boat, almost entirely due to lack of funds and also due to the fact that the University has quite a large inventory of boats. I first frequented an old Liquid Logic Huck, which saw me through the first few trips I’d been on. This unfortunately was involved in a swim on a high Knaike while in use by another member of the club who shall remain unnamed (James McMahon), and was not seen again.

First Trip

Above: Me on my first river trip (Grandtully), on one of the Huck’s last voyages. Photo: Jonny Hawkins

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BUCS Slalom – Tees 16th Feb 2013

A few shots from todays British Universities Slalom event at the Tees Barrage. More images can be found on the Unsponsored Facebook Page and Flickr Stream.




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