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Slalom 2010

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The Club had an outing in May 2010 to the annual Seaton Park slalom - this was a new experience for most of us. Practicing for the competition. Slalom involves running a course through gates made of poles suspended above the water. They are numbered and need to be negotiated in the correct order, without touching the poles, and against the clock. At first sign, the course looked a doddle, with only a slow flow of water from the River Don to contend with.