Tigers Triumph on the Tees
Paddlers from Tees Tigers definitely roared down the white water course at Tees Barrage International White Water Centre last weekend as they competed in the Division 1 and Premier league competition as the top paddlers in the country arrived on Teesside.
It was a particularly successful weekend for Brandon Watson, 17 who won the men’s division 1 race and was promoted to the premier division teammate Connor Turner was hot on his heels and came in a superb third position. In the women’s race Beth Kelly 16, gained a great second place which secured her promotion amongst the kayaking elite in the Premier division. Not to be out done Zac Allin,15, won the division 1 C1 category. Not to be out done Zac Allin, 15 (below), won the division 1 C1 category All these young paddlers are member of Tees Tigers and Tees Active Sports Academy.
This completed a great weekend for the Tigers who organised the event which attracted a large and strong field of paddlers and the superb weather brought the crowds out in force who could really get close up to viewing the action
Chris Walker, Operations Manager at Tees Barrage International White Water Centre said “The weekend has been a fantastic success and the atmosphere around the course has been brilliant as spectators and competitors have enjoyed the action on show and the superb weather”
For further information on the competition and other activities at Tees Barrage International White Water Course visit wwwtbiwwc.com or call 01642 678000