Ultra Throw Celebrates Successes of the Season

 Last year’s recipient, Rose Hare presents Harnek Toor with the Challenge Trophy. Left is Club president, Dave McDonald. (Photo: Owen Wong)

Last year’s recipient, Rose Hare presents Harnek Toor with the Challenge Trophy. Left is Club president, Dave McDonald. (Photo: Owen Wong)

Team Ultra Throw gathered for a casual get together at McLeod Athletic Park in Langley on October 14 to celebrate a successful season and salute members who went above and beyond in either athletic achievement or contributions to the Club.

After enjoying conversation and a barbecue lunch, club president, Dave McDonald announced seven Ultra members who made the top 15 in the World Masters Rankings. That’s pretty impressive for a club of approximately 25 people! The following are those members whose name sit among the world’s best:

  • Andrew Arthur (M55-59) – 10th in Super Weight

  • Gabriella Moro (W70-74) – 8th in Discus

  • Jo Peters (M60-64) – 7th in Throws Pentathlon

  • Dave Ulis (M70-74) – 15th in Javelin & 12th in Super Weight

  • Harnek Toor (M70-74) – 14th in Throws Pentathlon & 5th in Super Weight

  • Michael Deady (M65-69) – 11th in Shot Put & 5th in Discus,

  • Rose Hare (W65-69) – 13th in Hammer, 12th in Weight, 10th in Discus, 6th in Throws Pentathlon & 2nd in Super Weight

Members who set BC and Canadian records:

Michael Deady set a Canadian Record (M65-69) in the Discus 46.10m, and he also set a BC Record (65-69) in the Shot Put 12.54m.

Harnek Toor set an indoor BC Record (M70-74) in the Weight 15.77m. He also set a BC Record (M70-74) in the Super Weight 8.13m.

Jo Peters set a BC Record (M60-64) in the Throws Pentathlon with 3813 points.

 Last year’s recipient, Rose Hare presents David Ulis with the Ultra Cup. Left is Club president, Dave McDonald. (Photo: Owen Wong)

Last year’s recipient, Rose Hare presents David Ulis with the Ultra Cup. Left is Club president, Dave McDonald. (Photo: Owen Wong)

The ‘Challenge Trophy’ is given to the club member who scores the highest accumulated scores at our Ultra Throw festivals in the Throws Pentathlon.

Results: 1st Harnek Toor (see photo at top); 2nd Andrew Arthur; and 3rd Dave Ulis

The ‘Ultra Cup’ is given to the member who has the highest score in the Throws Pentathlon at any of our Ultra Throw festivals.

Results: 1st Dave Ulis (photo above); 2nd Harnek Toor; and 3rd Rose Hare

Ambassador of the Year’ was awarded posthumously to Scot Henney, and received by his son, Matthew, accompanied by his grandchildren Quinn and Gina (seen below).

 Son and grandchildren of the late world masters champion, Scot Henney, who was named Ambassador of the Year.

Son and grandchildren of the late world masters champion, Scot Henney, who was named Ambassador of the Year.

Ultra Throw member, Mohain Bains was given a plaque to acknowledge his contribution in assisting to secure Club sponsors. Thank you to him, and the Days Inn, Surrey.

View more of our photos on our Facebook album.

The Club will now take a bit of a rest before starting training for the 2019 season, of which registration is already underway.

Email ultrathrow@gmail.com to get involved. We’re always looking for new members and volunteers!

 Ultra Throw president, Dave McDonald presents club member, Mohan Bains with the Sponsorship Award. Thanks to Mohan, Days Inn became a Gold Sponsor.

Ultra Throw president, Dave McDonald presents club member, Mohan Bains with the Sponsorship Award. Thanks to Mohan, Days Inn became a Gold Sponsor.

Ultra Throw Announces 2018–19 Executive

 From left to right: Harnek Toor; Celina Wong; Rose Hare; Robbin Whachell; Dave McDonald; and Owen Wong

From left to right: Harnek Toor; Celina Wong; Rose Hare; Robbin Whachell; Dave McDonald; and Owen Wong

Cllub Ultra Throw held an annual general meeting on Sept. 23 at McLeod Athletic Park in Langley and the following were voted in to the executive for the 2018-19 athletic year:

  • Dave McDonald - President

  • Celina Wong - Vice President

  • Rose Hare - Registrar

  • Treasurer - Carolyn McKinley

  • Robbin Whachell - Media

  • Owen Wong - Director

  • Harnek Toor - Director

Minutes to follow via email.

Team Ultra Throw Well Represented at Canadian Masters Championships

 Dave Uliis and Harnek Toor medal in the hammer.

Dave Uliis and Harnek Toor medal in the hammer.

The Canadian Masters Track & Field Championships were hosted in western Canada this year to the delight of west coast athletes, and team Ultra Throw was very well represented at the event which was hosted by Oceans Athletics from August 3 - 5, 2018 at the South Surrey Athletic Park. 

Competing for Ultra Throw along with athletes from across the country (and from New Zealand, the US and India) was: Andrew Arthur, Mohan Bains, Rose Hare, John Hodgson, David Kotula, Andrew Natale, Harnek Toor, Gabriella Moro, Johannes Peters, Elisabeth Rollins, Robbin Whachell, Celina Wong, and David Ulis.

The team garnered over 60 medals collectively.

Congratulations to Johanne 'Jo' Peters (64) who broke a record for the Throws Pentathlon with 3619 points.

Full results from the event can be found HERE

 Dave Kotula received bronze in shot put. 

Dave Kotula received bronze in shot put. 

 Gabriella Moro competing in shot put. 

Gabriella Moro competing in shot put. 

 Robbin Whachell with her javelin silver (55+)

Robbin Whachell with her javelin silver (55+)

Team Ultra Throw saddened at the loss of oldest member

 Scot Henney at the World Masters in 2016.

Scot Henney at the World Masters in 2016.

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.