Role of honour
We attended, we swam, we drank and we had SUNSHINE. Here is the Saturday STD group photo (can you spot Mac Digger?)
Chloe (no STD but entered the artwork competition), Digger (STD), Emily (STD award-see below), Graham (STD award: casual swim), Helen (STD veteran and without wetsuit- respect!), James (no STD but did come along way), Jono (no STD but did man the rescue canoe), Jonney C (STD veteran without wetsuit- respect!), Julia (STD veteran without wetsuit-respect!), Louise (STD), Lucy (no STD despite coming a very long way), Luke (no STD but did it when he was minus 6 months), Mark P (no STD but manned the rescue canoe all of Saturday), Mark (of the 2009 incident-STD- no comment), Maya (STD, her third unassisted, nearly a veteran, respect!), Mike (no STD), Rebecca (STD, must learn to do it with everyone else!), Richard (no STD but supplier of barbee, respect!), Russell (STD veteran without wetsuit, respect), Saffron (no show), Sandra (STD veteran and CPK co-coordinator), Steve (a STD virgin till this year!), Taran (no STD but surely a prospect of the future), Teresa (STD, despite wearing a wetsuite working towards veteran status), Zoe (STD award- most improved- difficult to believe).
THE STD13 AWARDS
(While every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy of the awards the judges would like to point out that, at least one of them, was under the influence of COOP Stong Brown Ale at the time so there may be some errors. The decision of the judges is final (but they can be bought with a packet of Twiglets or Womble merchandise!)
“Best” Never Say Die attitude AWARD
“Best” I’ve come along way and there is no-way I will miss an STD this year AWARD
“Best” It just gets warmer and warmer every year AWARD
“Best” Most improved/best smile in sea/warmer than last year AWARD
“Best” Soon to be youngest veteran AWARD
“Best” Youngest person in the world ever to STD AWARD
“Best” Attendance of mid-way team talk AWARD
“Best” Under the Door AWARD
“Best” STD virgin/newcomer AWARD
“Best” Return to veteran status AWARD
“Best” I’m not going in there AWARD
“Best” Rescue canoe AWARD
“Best” I’m married to a lebanese woman and I can’t quite believe there is an I Love Lebanon beach towel at this event AWARD
“Best” Barbee award AWARD
Which Swim the Door was it?
A rough one?
A calm one?
Well STD13 was glorious