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Weekly Email! 06/10/13

posted 1 Jan 2014, 09:53 by Canoe St Andrews
Afternoon everyone! I hope that you all had an absolutely wonderful raisin Sunday and Monday and that you're now fully recovered. Here's a very short email for you all this week...

Dates for your diary:
Pool sessions - Monday and Tuesday, 8.15pm
You all know how it works now... coaching in a warm pool at Madras College, Kilrymont Road. Directions here and sign up form here. See you there! 
Sub aqua club have started to make their weekly emails look more like ours. Still no secret messages though - disappointment! BUCS WWR - 23rd-24th November
A white water racing event, on grade 2 water down in Yorkshire, competing against other universities. Great for pros and beginners alike! A great chance for beginners to have their first go at a competition. Email jw200 to sign up or for more information.
In other news.... whoever thought that our fish dissection should be put on raisin monday is a terrible person
SSS WWR - Anyone keen to help organise?
Following on from last year's success, SSS WWR will be held again next semester on Saturday 22nd February! It's a race down from the SCA get on to the bottom of Grandtully, with lots of prizes and medals if you win! The event website from last year is here if you want to have a look and get a bit more information about it.  James is organising it this year, with Tim sorting out the Ceilidh. Please contact James (jm2252) if you're keen to help our or want to know more information.
The CIA spent $20 million in the 60s training cats to spy on the Soviets. The first spy cat was hit by a taxi and killed. 
Please fill out the medical form
Before you go on your next canoe club trip, you're going to need to fill out this medical form. It's just basic information which the trip organiser will be given before their trip to let them know any medical problems that you may have. Everyone needs to fill this out please (this includes leaders, although some of you have already filled it out from last year).

Alps 2k14 Get keen for Alps 2014. A fortnight of paddling at the end of June, suitable for those confident on Grade 3, with a good roll. Email jw200 to sign up or for more information.

By popular demand, pugs have been replaced this week with the mantis shrimp - click here for a cool cartoon about it! Also, I may not be including any cute pugs this week, but don't worry - here are some adorable puppies instead! 
Rory wanted me to include a video on "how to get your girlfriend to start lifting" but I decided against it for some reason...
And finally, keep up to date with us by friending us on Facebook, following us on Twitter, and subscribing to us on YouTube. Our blog is great and has just had a lot of new additions - give it a read!

Lots of Canoe Love,
Sarah xx