Saturday 16.06.12 - Association National Championships - Buxton
Holland Ladies pulling their way to the Bronze medal position in the Ladies 540kg event.
Holland Men pulling in the catchweight event.
Uk Outdoor Championships 2012, Llandrindod Wells, Wales
Silver Medalists 600K 4+4 Mixed
Representing England A
TWIF World Championships 2012, Appenzell, Switzerland
Silver Medalists 560K Ladies
Representing England A
The Flanders Cup Tournament 2012
Tug of War Association 600k 4+4 Champions 2012
Team England @ Ladies 540Kg
A massive "well done" to all the Holland tug of war team members that represented the country during
the championship weekend in Wales, with both the ladies and mixed teams making the finals,
a big achievement considering over half the squad were making their England debuts !
A big "thank you" goes out to Diana, Dawn and Rachel from Sheen Ladies for their magnificent pulling,
helping to re-enforce the ladies team during the days competition.
Another "thanks" goes to Richard from Raunds and Dave from Hanging Bridge for pulling with the team
in the mens 700K event during Sundays open competition, helping the team to a third silver medal !
Next stop - the TWIF World Championships in Switzerland !
More photo's on the results page.
The last outdoor competition of every year at TTV Versieck is always a classic in the
pulling calender and this years event proved to be no less a thrill .
Holland, entering two teams, a 7 man 550k team and a 4+3 mixed catchweight team into
the 12 team "yankee" event, excelled themselves with both teams pulling their hearts out
to finish 3rd and joint 6th respectively after the rounds had finished .
Being in a top 4 position ,Holland's 7s pulled again in a semi final encounter with the
2nd place team "Hagmolltrekkers" from the Netherlands, winning the pulls 2-0 to make it a
repeat of last years finals with the Belgium champion team of "Family Janssens Retie".
The final, again went down to the 3rd end with both teams winning hard & grueling pulls
against each other of 4mins and 3mins respectively.
The last end was slogged out in a battle that lasted almost 4 and a half minutes,
leaving both sides physically exhausted and Team Holland champions for a second year.
All the members of Holland TOWC wish to thank Geert and his team for putting on yet another
fantastic competition this year and we'll hopefully see him more next year at Family Janssens
competition in May and the Flanders cup in October 2013!
Team England @ Mixed 600Kg 4+4
Team Holland after the World Open 600k 4+4 Mixed Event
The next competition is....
Sun 5th - Daventry Sports and Social Club, Daventry,
Weigh In - 9am - First Pull - 11am -
Weights – 580, 600, 640, 680, catchweight, 600 4+4, Ladies
520 and 560, Youth 520 and 560
17.03.13 TOWA Midlands Early Pull
Familie Jannsens Tournement - Retie - Belgium
(Get your passport and euro's on standby team!)