Club awards 2016/2017

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Club awards 2016/2017

Postby Ella » Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:39 pm

Most improved first year:
Most improved second year:
Most improved third year:
Most improved 4th year:
Best OFB:

Best kayak video:
Best photograph:
Best thing piked during a club trip:
Best/funniest injury:
Best spanking on a river:
Best brew at the party:
Best Club Moment:
Best shuttle bunny:
Best Quote of the year:
Best Club trip:
Best day on the river:
Club Bike:
Club Lightweight:
Message board/chat ranter:
Club Mess:
Best Hair:
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Re: Club awards 2016/2017

Postby Staples » Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:41 pm

Most improved first year: AJ
Most improved second year: Laoise
Most improved third year: Seamus
Most improved 4th year: Artur
Best OFB: Aran has definitely carted me to many things this year :-P

Best kayak video: click -->here<--
Best photograph: click --> here <--
Best thing piked during a club trip: We've been pretty good this year and haven't piked anything. Right??
Best/funniest injury: Aoife with the fork through her hand
Best spanking on a river: Eoin hadn't a great time in Mayo from what I heard...
Best brew at the party: AJ's "special" brew at crib crawl
Best Club Moment: Getting the gear in for the Student Project Fund was pretty sick
Best shuttle bunny: Aran or Eoin, both have dropped me home (Special shoutout to Ultan too)
Best Quote of the year: click --> here <--
Best Club trip: I really enjoyed varsities, despite the fact that they should've gotten specsavers as a sponsor at polo...
Best day on the river: About the only day I've had this year, when we did the Caher and Glen's the one day it was raining in the first semester.
Club Bike: Eoin "Slalom king" Moorhouse. On his knees to please since 2016.
Club Lightweight: "One can" Carey
Message board/chat ranter: I'm not sure who was. And for that reason it was probably me..
Club Mess: Oisin "Lost boy" Feeley
Best Hair: Me, clearly
Best Injury: Aoife with the fork through her hand
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Re: Club awards 2016/2017

Postby l.whelan11 » Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:52 pm

Most improved first year: there's been a great wave of first years this year, which is class to see! I'm gonna go with Frodo for this one, but it's a solid group overall
Most improved second year: Laoise for pushing it in freestyle and whitewater
Most improved third year: Aoife for competing at Sickline
Most improved 4th year: Gonna tie between Brad and Artur #KeepOnShreddin'
Best OFB: Aran has has been a great help to the club this year

Best kayak video: Lucien has been making loads of cool videos, his entry for Reel World is pretty class in my opinion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mgHDSvPKbM
Best photograph: has to be this photo of Brad on the Glens https://tinyurl.com/nxrltcv
Best thing piked during a club trip: I think we may have temporarily robbed a polo boat after Varsities?
Best injury: it's not really funny, but we made it funny. Congrats Rob, on dislocating your shoulder!
Funniest injury: Aoife impaling her hand on her fork
Best spanking on a river: Eoin's pin in Mayo. Some say he's still out there...
Best brew at the party: definitely not Ger's wine anyway
Best Club Moment: Gettin' all that damn sweet new gear $$$
Best shuttle bunny: Barry and Aran for taking me to Oranmore all the time hah
Best Quote of the year: "we'll train earlier for Varsities next year"
Best Club trip: hmmm...Varsities?
Best day on the river: every fukin day in Uganda mate
Club Bike: whoever owns the bike with the orange-juice carton mud guard...that's the best club bike
Club Lightweight: Carey
Message board/chat ranter: I have actually no idea for this one
Club Mess: Probably one of the Staples? A proud tradition at this stage surely
Best Hair: Staples
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Re: Club awards 2016/2017

Postby laoiseplunkett » Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:30 am

Most improved first year: Baby Emmet
Most improved second year: Rob; fair play on recovering after dislocating your shoulder!
Most improved third year: Aoife
Most improved 4th year: Artur
Best OFB: Aran :inlove:

Best kayak video: Higgins' carnage video
Best photograph: https://scontent-lht6-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/ ... e=595211D2
Best thing piked during a club trip: Not stolen, but Carey's acquisition of that tiara was pretty funny :laugh:
Best/funniest injury: Aoife putting a fork through her hand
Best spanking on a river: Me on the Sranalong... my leg is still bruised :worried:
Best brew at the party: A.J.'s put together some pretty tashty drinks
Best Club Moment: Everyone watching Luke and Aran run Jury's on a seesaw
Best shuttle bunny: Eoin
Best Quote of the year: "Half your age plus two, right?" - Diarmuid
Best Club trip: Varsities
Best day on the river: My first trip down the Lower on 16 gates this year was class :rofl:
Club Bike: Carey
Club Lightweight: Oisin
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Club Mess: Staples, you've surpassed yourself by getting sick on a first year.
Best Hair: :emo:
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Re: Club awards 2016/2017

Postby D.Burke99 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:01 pm

Most improved first year: Aj i'd say, he became a proficient paddler ridiculously quick
Most improved second year: Laoise
Most improved third year: Áine
Most improved 4th year: Artur
Best OFB: Aran

Best kayak video: Definitely the new carnage reel
Best photograph: Not sure actually, i'm sure there's a good ol' mother teresesh one out there
Best thing piked during a club trip: Bucky sign perhaps?
Best/funniest injury: Fergal's bruised ego from my victory at Varsity Sumo championships
Best spanking on a river: From the sounds of it, Eoin's pin on the Shranalong
Best brew at the party: That concoction of god knows what at ella's house
Best Club Moment: Anita's disappearing act on the Duff
Best shuttle bunny: Eoin
Best Quote of the year: "Yeah Yeah I was at the gym the other day and it was honestly disgusting how many veins popped out of my massive arms" - Slalomhouse
Best Club trip: Varsities
Best day on the river: Erryday
Club Bike: 1000% Tiernan
Club Lightweight: Smallboi Ferg
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Club Mess: All of us, surely
Best Hair: Me, obviously
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Re: Club awards 2016/2017

Postby DiarmuidM » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:25 pm

Most improved first year: Emmet has been flying this year
Most improved second year: Laoise was unreal in long distance at varsities
Most improved third year: Aoife at Sickline
Most improved 4th year: And Artur at Sickline
Best OFB: Con so I can say he's an OFB

Best kayak video: Staples swimming in Uganda
Best photograph:
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Best thing piked during a club trip: We were good again. We need to step up the robbing
Best/funniest injury: Aoife's fork through her hand
Best spanking on a river: Eoin on the Shranalong
Best brew at the party: The cocktails in Belfast
Best Club Moment: All the new boats arriving
Best shuttle bunny: Aran
Best Quote of the year: Artur to Eoin at slalon trials "You didn't get those knees from praying"
Best Club trip: Varsities in Belfast was good craic and no one died
Best day on the river: Sunday of GalwayFest
Club Bike: Brad's black bike has always looked pretty cool
Club Lightweight: Everyone at crib crawl. Everyone.
Message board/chat ranter: I think I've kept up the tradition that it's me as training officer
Club Mess: Audrey in Belfast
Best Hair: Staples' luscious locks
And to bring back Club Hook-up: Rory and Aoife

Can I say a new category?
"Oh Shit" Moment of the Year: Finding out the K-boat came off Ger's roof
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Re: Club awards 2016/2017

Postby laoiseplunkett » Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:01 am

DiarmuidM wrote:Can I say a new category?
"Oh Shit" Moment of the Year: Finding out the K-boat came off Ger's roof


This should be a fairly entertaining category :clap:
Shitty as losing the K-boat was, it wasn't as bad as hearing that Eoin was stuck in the waterfall at the Sranalong :sweat:
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Re: Club awards 2016/2017

Postby Brad » Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:56 pm

Most improved first year: AJ has been showing real commitment amongst plenty of others, but seeing you delve into the world of flatwater freestyle is class to see. Keep it up!
Most improved third year: Aoife for biting the bullet and going to sickline. Some pretty sick creeking in Austria too #wakaway
Most improved 4th year: Artur. For freewheeling his way around Ireland
Best OFB: Barry. For looking slicker than ever before in Oran. As well as taking a few slipups creeking this season :-D Higgins has had complete dedication to kayaking every day rain fell anywhere in the country.

Best kayak video:
Lucien's Reel World entry https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mgHDSvPKbM&t=8s
Best photograph:
Best thing piked during a club trip: Fishing UL's mamba about 2km out from the take out of the Glens without them knowing and bringing it to galway
Best/funniest injury: Aoife vs the Fork
Best spanking on a river: Eoin's mission to enter Narnia
Best brew at the party: AJ, I don't know what you kept feeding me at Donegal. But I was blackout within an hour of dj'ing.
Best Club Moment: SPF
Best shuttle bunny: Barry. For having more options to charge things in his car than I do in my house
Best Quote of the year: "One time I went to the Boyne with Rob and he forgot to bring his boat"
Best Club trip: Can I say Galwayfest? Seriously, what a year
Best day on the river: Race day of the glens. Or a high water Owenshagh and an even higher Roughty, wasn't like paddling in Ireland
Club Bike: My pride and joy
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Club Lightweight: ....Fiona's been getting goosed ridiculously easy these days.
Message board/chat ranter: Diarmuid
Club Mess: Commitments to training meant I missed majority of the Wednesday nights, but I've heard things of Carey's low tolerance.
Best Hair: ....Dennis. For always keeping that fade in check 8-)
"Oh Shit" Moment of the Year: Sitting in the car with barry at the takeout of the Srahnalong with drysuits pulled down. Noticing commotion on the river, running out, getting someone out the river, and running straight back to the car all within about 30 seconds. Most efficient rescue ever seen :-D
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Re: Club awards 2016/2017

Postby AJT » Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:07 pm

Most improved first year: Frodo
Most improved second year: Laoise
Most improved third year:
Most improved 4th year: Artur
Best OFB: Aran

Best kayak video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqmpWBM2bTo&t=1s
Best photograph:Image
Best thing piked during a club trip: Did we steal anything? Maybe the ball from varsities?
Best/funniest injury: Aoife with the fork was pretty brutal
Best spanking on a river: Eoin...
Best brew at the party: I've been told mine is pretty good
Best Club Moment: Shouting Slalom King and Eoin going as orange as his XP at varsities was class
Best shuttle bunny: Aran
Best Quote of the year: Frodo in the Kingfisher showers - "Eoin can you show me how to get it up"
Best Club trip: Varsities for me, that was class!
Best day on the river:
Club Bike: Carey
Club Lightweight: Carey
Message board/chat ranter:
Club Mess: Lost Boy/Oisin Feely
Best Hair: Staples

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Re: Club awards 2016/2017

Postby Fergal.Staples1 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:47 am

Most improved first year: Gotta give it to Tiernan here, been killing it on whitewater imo (shut up it's not family bias)
Most improved second year: Laoise
Most improved third year: Aine
Most improved 4th year: Artur looks to be doing some cool shit
Best OFB: Aran for putting up with my jokes

Best kayak video: https://youtu.be/2DkeM4V2IFA get it all the views
Best photograph: https://scontent-lht6-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/ ... e=5991DC10
Best thing piked during a club trip: I don't think we stole anything of note?
Best/funniest injury: Fair play to Rob for coming back from that nasty shoulder injury!
Best spanking on a river: Eoin's acquaintance with that waterfall sounded gnarly
Best brew at the party: Aj's special brew is well drinkable, fuck Ger's wine
Best Club Moment: Club Olympics was a fun weekend
Best shuttle bunny: Have to give a special mention to Ultan here, carted us home one night when he didn't have to so a big thanks to him!
Best Quote of the year: ''Oisin, can you read a signpost so we know where you are?''
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Best Club trip: Varsities was sick
Best day on the river: Castelconnel was the first real river trip we did, that was pretty fun
Club Bike: Your Mum
Club Lightweight: One-can Carey
Message board/chat ranter:
Club Mess: Lost Boy, the people's champion
Best Hair: As much as it pains me to say, Ronan. Bringing shame to the family since '95

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Re: Club awards 2016/2017

Postby Aran K » Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:24 pm

Most improved first year: Gunna have to give this to AJ but Emmet+Podge deserve a mention, keep it up lads!
Most improved second year: Laoise for winning varsities by so much you were off the water by the time second place finished :-D
Most improved third year: Aoife for absolutely killing it. Alps, Euros, Norway, Sickline...
Most improved 4th year: Artur for .. well being Artur!
Best OFB: Higgins for probably getting more paddling done than anyone else in the country this winter!

Best kayak video: Lucien's Reel World
Best photograph: I'll come back to this one
Best thing piked during a club trip: Step it up lads.
Best/funniest injury: Aoife + fork
Best spanking on a river: Eoin.....
Best brew at the party: Gers wine
Best Club Moment: The SPF was pretty sweet, good job!
Best shuttle bunny: Eoins been pretty good, ol' reliable Barry is still about though!
Best Quote of the year:
Best Club trip: yet to come, bring on the Alps :D
Best day on the river: ^^^
Club Bike: Oh Carey :tmi:
Club Lightweight: One can Carey
Message board/chat ranter: Anyone in that Alcoholics Anonymous chat by the sounds of it.
Club Mess: Collectively The Stapletons :puke:
Best Hair: The original Staples :emo:
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Re: Club awards 2016/2017

Postby careyisastar » Mon May 01, 2017 1:10 pm

Most improved first year: Tiernan
Most improved second year: Laoise
Most improved third year: ???
Most improved 4th year: ???
Best OFB: Aran

Best kayak video: I don't have it, but the video of Aran and Luke going down Jury's on the child's seesaw
Best photograph: https://scontent-lht6-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/ ... e=5991DC10
Best thing piked during a club trip: It wasn't piked, but wrangling my tiara away from its previous owner wasn't easy
Best/funniest injury: Breaking a paddle across my face on the Boulisce
Best spanking on a river: poor Eoin
Best brew at the party: AJ's special brew :rofl:
Best Club Moment: Boater-X at Club Olympics
Best shuttle bunny: Eoin or Aran
Best Quote of the year: "Half your age plus two, right?"
Best Club trip: Varsaties
Best day on the river: The day Aran took us to Castleconnel
Club Bike: ...me
Club Lightweight: Baby Emmet
Message board/chat ranter: Fergal with all the memes
Club Mess: Sorry Audrey, but Belfast really took the cake :hai:
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Re: Club awards 2016/2017

Postby Tiernan Stapleton » Thu May 04, 2017 9:09 am

Most improved first year: Frodo
Most improved second year: Laoise
Most improved third year: ?
Most improved 4th year: ?
Best OFB: Aran

Best kayak video: https://youtu.be/2DkeM4V2IFA family bias
Best photograph: https://scontent-lht6-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/ ... e=5991DC10 - we look so lovely don't we
Best thing piked during a club trip: Carey's tiara has to take the crown (heh)
Best/funniest injury: Never saw it but a fork merging with a hand sounds nasty
Best spanking on a river: ...Eoin
Best brew at the party: Toss up between Ger's wine or Aj's stuff
Best Club Moment: Varsities polo riot was great craic
Best shuttle bunny: Ronan is my personal chaffeur
Best Quote of the year: "I'll put it on if you lick it off" - Frodo
Best Club trip: Definitely going to be the Alps
Best day on the river: ^
Club Bike: Carey
Club Lightweight: lost boy
Message board/chat ranter: Fergal with is off putting memes at the start of the year
Club Mess: Audrey at varsities, what language even was that?
Best Hair: Big bro Ro :emo:
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Re: Club awards 2016/2017

Postby dinodylan » Sat May 06, 2017 3:57 pm

Most improved first year: AJ
Most improved second year: Laoise
Most improved third year: Aine
Most improved 4th year: Luke
Best OFB: hm Barry
just sayin we need post grad section:)
Best kayak video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIMvFZIF1l0 (shameless self promo)
Best photograph: https://scontent-ams3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/ ... e=59B5548A
Best thing piked during a club trip: Carey tiara
Best/funniest injury: Baby/Fergal bins REC3
Best spanking on a river: back flip brad tuam
Best brew at the party: coke
Best Club Moment: ball in jar varsities
Best shuttle bunny: Fergal for shuttle my boat n foot that day
Best Quote of the year: "you ride anything if it have a pulse" careys mum paraprazed by carey
Best Club trip: varsities only one i went ons:)
Best day on the river: Tuam Club Olympics
Club Bike: Carey
Club Lightweight: Erin first year one
Message board/chat ranter: hm Aran
Club Mess: Ronan staples varsites:) cruella
Best Hair: https://www.instagram.com/p/BRGW6kph2cI/?hl=en (shameless self promo)
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Re: Club awards 2016/2017

Postby Emmet_Geoghegan » Tue May 09, 2017 11:23 am

Most improved first year: Frodolicious
Most improved second year:Laoise
Most improved third year:?
Most improved 4th year:?
Best OFB: Aran

Best kayak video:
Best photograph:
Best thing piked during a club trip: Careys Tiara
Best/funniest injury: Aoife and the Fork
Best spanking on a river: Eoin and the waterfall
Best brew at the party: Fergals Birthday Cake
Best Club Moment:
Best shuttle bunny: Aran
Best Quote of the year: I'll put it on if you lick it off -Frodo
Best Club trip: Donegal
Best day on the river: Boulisce
Club Bike: Carey
Club Lightweight: Lost Boy
Message board/chat ranter: Fergal with the dank af memes :rock:
Club Mess: Ciana
Best Hair: Staples


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