Club Awards 2019/2020

Fergal.Staples1
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Club Awards 2019/2020

Postby Fergal.Staples1 » Tue Apr 14, 2020 9:30 am

It's the annual club awards were you can publicly praise (or shame) your fellow paddlers with how they got on during the course of the year!

Most Improved First Year:
Most Improved Second Year:
Most Improved Third Year:
Most Improved Fourth Year:
Best OFB:

Best Kayaking video:
Best Photograph:
Best Club Trip:
Best Day on the River:
Best Club Moment:
Worst Club Moment:
Best Quote of the Year:
Best/Funniest Injury:
Best Spanking on a River:
Best House Party:
Best Brew at a Party:

Best Thing Piked During a Club Trip:
Best Shuttle bunny:
Club Bike:
Club Lightweight:
Club Mess:
Best Hair:
Best Costume on a Trip:
Message board/chat ranter:


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Fergal.Staples1
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Re: Club Awards 2019/2020

Postby Fergal.Staples1 » Tue Apr 14, 2020 9:42 am

Most Improved First Year: Jair, Kelsey and Arya have been out nearly every day
Most Improved Second Year: Michael, improving on all the promise he showed last year
Most Improved Third Year: Jack, turning into a great paddler and great instructor
Most Improved Fourth Year: Carey, for all those early morning LD sessions
Best OFB: Grealish for sure

Best Kayaking video: Any of Lukes recent edits
Best Photograph:
Best Club Trip: Was gearing up to be Alps 2020 but the round spikey one said no, so Wales trip by default
Best Day on the River: Have had a severe lack due to final year so throwing it back to summer and first lap of the Egua was sweet
Best Club Moment: Probably the early momentum we had starting the year
Worst Club Moment: Not filling a full committee...
Best Quote of the Year: Anything that comes out of Alans mouth
Best/Funniest Injury: Not a club member but some poor lad from another club had two boats be thrown at him by a severe gust of wind at varsities. Was gas.
Best Spanking on a River: There's been a few but Jack in Aasleagh sounded unpleasant
Best House Party: First one of the year
Best Brew at a Party: Any of the crib crawl ones

Best Thing Piked During a Club Trip:
Best Shuttle bunny: Eoin for driving the trailer to varsities
Club Bike: Your mum
Club Lightweight: Carey
Club Mess: 2020 as a whole tbh
Best Hair:
Best Costume on a Trip: Our varsities ones weren't bad
Message board/chat ranter: Me for sure

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Re: Club Awards 2019/2020

Postby Staples » Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:27 am

Most Improved First Year: I'll be honest here and say that I know fuck all first years. But I hear Arya's name come up the whole time relating to great attitude on and off the water.
Most Improved Second Year: Who is even in second year these days? Outside Ciara
Most Improved Third Year: Jack Kenny
Most Improved Fourth Year: Laoise
Best OFB: Alan Grealish

Best Kayaking video: From the club, production value, carnage
Best Photograph: N/A
Best Club Trip: Donegal had the makings of a great trip from what I hear...
Best Day on the River: The day we got Aasleagh falls, the Bundorragha and the 1st D of Glennamura cascades. See Luke's video
Best Club Moment: We've run an intermediate level trip abroad in the first semester for the past 2 years. Hope that can continue amind global pandemic fallout
Worst Club Moment: Ye eejits got shut down again
Best Quote of the Year: “We’re going to have a great victory.” - Donnie T vs the round spikey boi, March 30th, 2020
Best/Funniest Injury: Has anyone properly twatted themselves this year?
Best Spanking on a River: Getting Weils was a great laugh...
Best House Party: N/A, I haven't been to any
Best Brew at a Party: N/A, see above

Best Thing Piked During a Club Trip: N/A
Best Shuttle bunny: Luke
Club Bike: Rob's pedal has seen better days, I think it's in an abusive relationship with the ground
Club Lightweight: ?
Club Mess: Grealish
Best Hair: ?
Best Costume on a Trip: ?
Message board/chat ranter: Ferg

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Re: Club Awards 2019/2020

Postby PPanda » Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:31 am

Most Improved First Year: I'd like to say Arya but Joe's definitely much better than me. Also Ben has improved a lot as an instructor.
Most Improved Second Year: Megan
Most Improved Third Year :dont know who's in third year
Most Improved Fourth Year: Carey
Best OFB: Grealish

Best Kayaking video: can't find it but i think it's from Jrob
Best Photograph: committee stuck in lift.jpg
Best Club Trip: end of semester club trip to Dunkellin. I was much more confident since then. Also the second female Tuam trip, really appreciate what Laoise and Ciara have done for girls. I felt great that day. (I felt shit at the first one. totally freaked out)
Best Day on the River: First Jury's drop and first canal freestyle session from Luke and Finn
Best Club Moment: Shed cleaning for GF
Worst Club Moment: Hoddie order being canceled
Best Quote of the Year: agree with Fergal
Best/Funniest Injury: Aleksei broke one of his teeth in boaterx in GF
Best Spanking on a River: Cold water shock from capsizing in Lower in Jan.
Best House Party: I only went to the second one of the year so
Best Brew at a Party:

Best Thing Piked During a Club Trip: Jack's boat slipped into river before he could get in
Best Shuttle bunny: Ben. You'll know why if you can get a lift from him :rofl:
Club Bike:
Club Lightweight:
Club Mess: Feel like everything's been canceled this year
Best Hair: I think...everyone after quarantine
Best Costume on a Trip: Grealish as Russell
Message board/chat ranter: Michael
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Re: Club Awards 2019/2020

Postby laoiseplunkett » Tue Apr 14, 2020 12:03 pm

Most Improved First Year: Arya
Most Improved Second Year: Michael This is only your second year, right?
Most Improved Third Year: Harry improved loads on the Wales trip.
Most Improved Fourth Year: Carey – I was so proud of you for paddling slalom at varsities :f:
Best OFB: Grealish's dedication to training for long distance was really impressive.

Best Kayaking video: https://youtu.be/NTek3QP2XPs
Best Photograph: I had to attach it to a separate post.

Best Club Trip: Wahles
Best Day on the River: Regan’s THC coaching day was probably one of the best days I’ve had on the water.
Best Club Moment: The BBQ was really wholesome fun.
Worst Club Moment: Five hours on a bus for whitewater trials to be cancelled...
Best Quote of the Year: “Airbags are for beaters”. "That's why I have two." - Emmet
Best/Funniest Injury:
Best Spanking on a River: Diarmuid dropping into the hole at the bottom of ski slope took the biscuit for me. :laugh:
Best House Party: The one at Snipe at the start of the year.
Best Brew at a Party: Megan's pink concoction might be too good :wasntme:

Best Thing Piked During a Club Trip: We're up a decent polo ball after varsities
Best Shuttle bunny: Eoin
Club Bike:
Club Lightweight: Ciara
Club Mess: Aleksei, thinking four pints an hour is normal for a seventeen year old. I'm just jealous...
Best Hair: Ciara's plaits
Best Costume on a Trip: Up
Message board/chat ranter: Undoubtedly Ferg
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Re: Club Awards 2019/2020

Postby laoiseplunkett » Tue Apr 14, 2020 12:13 pm

Best photograph: Kelsey has a brilliant collection, but this is a personal favourite. :-D
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Re: Club Awards 2019/2020

Postby michaellane » Tue Apr 14, 2020 3:10 pm

Most Improved First Year: Arya was on the water non-stop
Most Improved Second Year: jair is light years ahead of where he was last year. He's got a great roll and gotten through a nice chunky rapids trip
Most Improved Third Year: Jack
Most Improved Fourth Year: Laoise got a loop
Best OFB: Grealish for the amount of sessions he did

Best Kayaking video: Lukes aishleigh/ bundorragha video
Best Photograph: That one with james and the head and shoulders in wales. No idea where to find it but it was funny
Best Club Trip: I had a great time at crana
Best Day on the River: The Bundorragha trip
Best Club Moment: A session we had at the start of the year that could actually have had 30 people. There was a massive raft game over in low seal launch and it was great craic
Worst Club Moment: Not filling a committee
Best Quote of the Year: "No ye stay there, I'll do safety, I'm just going to surf the hole quickly" Ultan (30 sec before swimming)
Best/Funniest Injury: Don't think they hurt each other but ben wrestling aleksei was hilarious
Best Spanking on a River: Jack got absolutely nailed in ashleigh
Best House Party: Harry and cian's second one
Best Brew at a Party: Whatever was in the crib crawl drinks. They hit me quite hard

Best Thing Piked During a Club Trip: Polo ball at varsities
Best Shuttle bunny: Eoin
Club Bike: Dan's was great until the tires got flat for some reason
Club Lightweight: Me
Club Mess: Well, Fergal got kicked out of the nightclub in varsities
Best Hair: Ben's or fergal as old men in varsities
Best Costume on a Trip: The balloons
Message board/chat ranter: Me or fergal