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Nov 18

The adventure ball

The 7th of November was EUCC’s annual adventure ball; a masquerade-themed, black-tie event taking place in Crealy adventure playground- an opportunity to dress up like adults and act like children. After weeks of preparation and advertising both on Facebook and on forum hill, about 160 tickets were sold for the EUCC tradition. Everyone gathered at …

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Nov 15

First polo match of the South West League

On a cool brisk October afternoon the EUCC Suckling Otters (formerly known as My Face) had a challenge. After only 3 training sessions it was time for the band of fearsome warriors to be entered into our first real Kayak Polo tournament of the year all the way in Cheltenham. A long bus journey allowed …

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Nov 15

First Freshers loop trip 31/10/2015

On Saturday, fifteen intrepid kayakers and five quaking freshers descended on Dartmoor to paddle the infamous ‘Loop’, setting out with the promise of a heavy downpour their hopes were soon dashed by lacklustre rainfall, but this didn’t stop them scraping down the three-mile stretch over the course of about four hours. After stumbling sleepily to …

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Nov 15

Potts Rodeo October 24th 2015

After months of preparation and hard work the day of Pots Rodeo 2015 finally arrived. An early start for committee and some willing helpers meant the day was off to a flying start at Mill on the Exe. With low levels but high spirits, we were ready for a good day. Gradually more and more …

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Oct 19

Freshers Exe trip – 27th September 2015

This was my first river trip with the Exeter University Canoe Club, and although apprehensive with the early start on a Sunday morning, I was excited to get on the water properly for the first time and practice the skills I had learnt in the previous pool session. The weirs and fast flows on the …

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Oct 13

The Alps 2015

Despite an early start, energies were running high in anticipation of the fantastic trip to come. Unfortunately, not long into the journey to Dover, the bus encountered problems. Traffic. Most roads approaching Dover were completely blocked and it didn’t look like we would reach our ferry on time. We were right. After sitting in virtually …

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