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LCP Xmas Dinner 2014

The annual LCP Christmas dinner is to be held at Lisburn Racquets Club Thursday 18th December @ 7.30 PM   This year we would like to invite all the juniors and parents, regardless of which club you belong to. The children have developed lovely friendships & this is a great opportunity for them to have […]

Where, What, When do we paddle

LCP are one of the most active white water clubs in the country. Rarely a week goes by without a paddle of some sorts. During the winter months paddles are confined to the weekends, with river runs on most Saturday mornings. These include everything from river runs on Upper Bann or the Blackwater in Benburb to […]

November 2014 White Water round up

mourneriver

LCP have been pretty active in November, encouraged by high water levels we have been on the water on three consecutive weekends running the River Roe, Mourne/Strule River and the Upper Bann. The 8th November found the Roe a little disappointing, it would appear that County Londonderry/Derry was the only place in the country where it wasn’t pouring […]

Club Members’ First Winter Season

They’re all waiting for me… again… There’s a chill in the air, more rainy days to raise the river levels and some paddlers keen to start their river careers after lots of foundation skills practice since Easter. Take yourself back to when you didn’t own a drysuit, or maybe even much of your own kit […]

Rolling (the Gospel according to Eric Jackson)

Here is how to take your roll from where it is to 100% effective. Everyone learns to roll, then goes through some kind of regression, forgets their roll, then gets it pretty good again giving them 90% confidence in it, then oops, what happened.  At this point, where you are, you will either rise up, […]