BRD OC Competition News

2016 IVF World Sprint Titles
The World Sprint Titles were held at Lake Kawana on the beautiful Sunshine Coast from the 8th to 15th May. The weather was almost perfect for the whole event and close to 400 races were held involving over 2000 paddlers. The event consisted of 250m and 500m straight, 1000m (three turns) and 1500m (five turns) races.

BRD paddlers competing were Gerri McKelson (5th V12 60’s), Rae Osman (5th V12 60’s) and Warren Parrish (bronze medal V12 50’s). Great results for all paddlers
BRD paddlers volunteering were Gerri (boat handling), Cath Gardiner (boat handling), Sharon Burland (marshalling), Jenny Cooper (marshalling) and Norbert (starting).
The next World Sprints will be held in Tahiti in 2018.

 BRD OC6 Crew in action


2016 National Marathon Titles

The National Marathon Titles were held on the 21st and 22nd May at Mooloolaba. Racing consisted of short and long courses for male and female teams on Saturday and mixed teams on Sunday.

BRD competed in all categories gaining 2 x 3rd, 2 x 5th, 2 x 6th and 1 x DQ (as we didn’t have a full Club crew). BRD paddlers also paddled as members of other Clubs gaining 2 x bronze medals. Full results below.

Category

Course

Place

Across the line

Time

Crew

Open men

Short
10km

       3rd  

11th of 55

1:00:45.6

Dallas, Dan, Adam, Tom, Gary,
Carrie (S)

Open women

Short
10km

       5th

45th of 55

1:11:45.6

Wendy Chung, Leona, Renee, Tamalee, Shazz, Kyelee (S)

Senior master women

Long
18km

       3rd

6th of 8

1:45:45.5

Brenda, Wendy Coll, Lisa, Di, Tracy, Mel (S)

Master men’s

Long
22 km

       6th

21st of 30

2:07:07.0

Mark, Grant, Rod, Jason, Warren, Steve (S)

Open mixed

Long
16km

       5th

16th of 38

59:05.7

Renee, Wendy Chung, Tom, Dallas, Kyelee, Dan (S)

Master mixed

Long
16km

       DQ
Not full Club team

18th of 38

59:38.1

Brenda, Grant, Jason, Rod (Mooloolaba), Tracy, Mel (S)

Senior master mixed

Long
16km

       6th

22nd of 38

1:00:26.2

Mark, Shazz, Di, Lisa, Steve, Rod (S)

Golden master
women

Short
10km

       2nd

51st of 55

1:14:10.8

Gerri and Rae paddling with Burleigh Point

Golden master
women

Long
16km

       2nd

31st of 38

1:02:52.8

Gerri paddling with Burleigh Point

 
Norbert Gaulton
Chair BRDOCC Sub-Committee
Head Coach BRDOCC

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