It is with heavy hearts, we regret to advise that our oldest member and international masters athlete and medalist passed away last week at the age of 92. Scot attended the World Masters in 2016. Read his story here.
His Ultra Throw teammates will miss him and we extend condolences to his family.
The funeral is arranged for Wednesday May 23, 2018 at 11:00 am at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, 3141 Shaughnessy Street, Port Coquitlam, BC, Canada . Reception to immediately follow at the Parish.
Date: Saturday, March 24th, 2018
Where: McLeod Athletic Park, Langley, BC
Who: Senior (ages 20 – 34) & Masters (ages 35 and up)
Cost: 1st event = $12, 2nd event = $10, 3rd event = $8, 4th event & up = $6 each
Throws Triathlon (must be registered for Shot Put, Discus & Javelin)
Throws Pentathlon (must be registered for Hammer, Shot Put, Discus, Javelin & Weight)
Note: Registration is now CLOSED.
Hosted by: Ultra Throw Club
BONUS! Ultra Throw will provide pizza, snacks and water for all participants, officials and volunteers
SCHEDULE: Flight 1
12: 15 p.m. Super Weight
12:45 p.m. Hammer
1:45 p.m. (Half-hour lunch break - pizza)
2: 15 p.m. Shot put
3:15 p.m. Discus
4:15 p.m. Javelin
5:15 p.m. Weight
Guaranteed: 6 Throws per Event
Hammer/Shot Put/Discus/Javelin/Weight/Super Weight PLUS
Throws Triathlon (Shot Put /Discus/Javelin) and Throws Pentathlon (Hammer/Shot Put/Discu s/Javelin/Weight)
The first 3 attempts in each event are the ones used to determine the scores in the Throws Triathlon and the Throws Pentathlon. Where an individual is registered for both the Throws Triathlon and the Throws Pentathlon, the first 3attempts are scored for the Pentathlon and the last 3 attempts are scored for the Triathlon.
We run a floating schedule; events may run ahead of schedule and athletes should be prepared to compete in their next event 45 minutes ahead of the scheduled start time.
Organizers will supply implements; however, participants can weight-in their personal implements at 11 am.
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Our 2018 Throws Festivals are currently listed (and approved) by B.C. Athletics for the following dates:
- Sunday, March 24 - Ultra Throw Festival #1
- Sunday, May 27 - Ultra Throw Festival #2
- Sunday, July 15 - Ultra JD Throws Festival (9 - 13 yrs)
- Sunday, July 22 - Ultra Throw Festival #3
- Sun., Sept. 29 / 30- Ultra Throw Festival #4
Flights and schedules are announced the week prior on this website and our Facebook page.
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Surrey, BC - It was the perfect ending for a very successful year! The inaugural awards banquet of the throwing club, Ultra Throw was a huge success. Members of the two year old club, along with guests, meet officials and sponsors gathered at Ricky's All Day Grill in Surrey on November 4, 2017 to enjoy a buffet dinner, camaraderie, and a brief presentation of awards and honours.
After the feast, Ultra’s newest hardware became the center of attention. Thanks to a sponsorship from Harnek Toor (member), Gurinder Toor (Alpha House Mortgage Corporation) and Alan Utting (AK Designer Home Improvements Ltd.), there were three perpetual trophies to hand out.
Taking home two of the new trophies, was BC Masters athlete, Rose Hare. Rose won the ‘Challenge Trophy’ (aggregate throws pentathlon point total for Ultra Throw Festivals (#1 - #3) and the ‘Ultra Cup’ (single highest throws pentathlon points scored in Ultra Throw Festivals (#1 – 3).
The Ultra ‘Ambassador of the Year’ went to Harnek Toor for his extraordinary contributions of displaying all the positive qualities in character, integrity and deeds towards the promotion of Ultra Throw and the throwing community.
In addition to the three perpetual trophies, a ‘Sponsor of the Year’ plaque was presented to Gurinder Toor from Alpha House Mortgage Corporation for his generous donations this year and last.
The complete list of performances and awards can be found HERE.
After the awards presentations, conversations revolved on reminiscing about the year’s past accomplishments, new friendships were made and common interests were shared. The perfect end to an enjoyable evening.
The Ultra Throw season has come to an end, now it's time to rest, relax and recoup for the start of Ultra’s next season starting in the spring. During the off season, Ultra’s directors will put together the framework for a successful 2018.
This year's directors are: Dave McDonald (President), John Hodgson (Vice President), Carolyn McKinley (Treasurer), Robbin Whachell (Media/PR) and Rose Hare (Registrar).
As this was the very first awards banquet for the Club, mention of all those present is pertinent. All those in attendance were: Dave McDonald, Carolyn McKinley, Derek McKinley, Rae Vezina, Celina Wong, Yoshiko and John Hodgson, Al and Lori Graham, Frances Steinfield, Rose and David Hare, Owen and Leona Wong, Harnek Toor, Ramon Toor, Alan and Alex Utting, Robbin Whachell, Gabriella Moro, Dave and Sarah Ulis, Mohan Bains, Betsy and Jim Rollins, and Ron Heron.
For more photos, check out our Facebook album HERE.