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.

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+)

Registration Underway for Ultra Throw Fall Festival in Langley

Ultra Throws Summer Festival 2017

Ultra Throws Summer Festival 2017

Ultra Throw will once again be hosting another throws festival on Sunday, October 15th, 2017 at McLeod Athletic Park, in Langley. (See MAP)

The festival is open to Senior (ages 20 – 34) and Masters (ages 35 and up)

Registration is done on trackie.reg  and the registration deadline is Friday, October 13th.

Your 1st event is $12, 2nd event is $10, 3rd event is $8, and all additional events are $6 each.

Throws Triathlon (must be registered for Shot Put, Discus and Javelin)
Throws Pentathlon (must be registered for all 5 (five) events)
A lunch is provided for all competitors, officials and volunteers!

Please note that 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 3 attempts 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 9 am.

Selection to Flight 1 or 2 will be done after entries are closed. Flight lists will be available on Ultra Throw website (ultrathrow.com) on Saturday, October 14th, 2017. No day of meet entries allowed.

Event Schedule - participants selecting only individual events will be placed in one of the 2 flights:

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Questions can be directed to: Dave McDonald at ultrathrow@gmail.com

FLIGHT LIST

Six new records at Ultra Throws August festival

The super weight throw

The super weight throw

Ultra Throw held their third throwing festival for 2017 on Sunday, August 13 at South Surrey Athletic Park in Surrey, BC. 

Twenty-one participants competed overall in their respective sports including shot put, discus, hammer, javelin, weight, super weight, and ultra weight pentathalon.

Congratulations to all the competitors, especially six members of Ultra Throws who achieved new records.

They are:

Scot Henney (M90 - 94) (previous record in brackets)
Shot Put- 6.70m    (6.63m)
Hammer - 17.46m   (17.29m)
Weight Throw - 8.86m   (7.89m)

Bernie Juert (W50 - 54)
Discus - 25.37m   (24.12m)

Celina Wong (W55 - 59)
Hammer - 31.83m   (29.29m)
Weight Throw - 8.83m   (8.60m)

Gabriella Moro (W70 - 74)
Shot Put - 7.66m   (7.56m)

Andrew Arthur (M55 - 59)
Super Weight - 6.70m   (5.51m)

Frances Steinfeld (W75 -79)
Super Weight - 5.44m   (5.23m)

Thanks to everyone for coming out and to those that organized and helped with record keeping.

Ultra Throw Announces Spring Throws Festival for March

2016 Ultra Throws Festival

2016 Ultra Throws Festival

We are pleased to announce our upcoming Ultra Throw Festival to be held on March 19th from 8am to 5pm at the South Surrey Athletics Park.

Masters (ages 35 and up) Individual Events: Hammer/ Shot Put/ Discus/ Javelin/ Weight
(Guaranteed: 6 Throws per Event)

Masters (ages 35 and up) Throws Triathlon
(Shot Put/Discus/Javelin)

Masters (ages 35 and up) Throws Pentathlon
(Hammer/Shot Put/Discus/Javelin/Weight)

Cost: Individual Events are $8 each
Throws Triathlon $8 (must be registered for Shot Put, Discus and Javelin)
Throws Pentathlon $8 (must be registered for all 5 (five) events)

Note: ENTRY DEADLINE IS 8:00 PM, FRIDAY, MARCH 17TH, 2017
(No “Day of Event” Registration Permitted)

CLICK HERE to register on trackie.reg

NOTE: The first 3 attempts in each event are the ones used to determine the scores in the Throws Triathlon and the Throws Pentathlon. If an individual is registered for both; the first 3 throws will be scored for the Throws Pentathlon and the final 3 throws will be scored for the Throws 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 8 am.

Selection to Flight 1 or 2 will be done after entries are closed. Flight lists will be available on Ultra Throw website (ultrathrow.com) on Saturday, March 18th, 2017.

Schedule of Events:

8:30 am - Hammer
9:45 am - Shot Put FLIGHT 2 - Hammer - IND. Event Javelin
11:00am - Discus FLIGHT 2 - Shot Put
12:15pm - (Lunch Break)
1:00 pm - Javelin FLIGHT 2 - Discus       - IND. Event Shot Put
2:15 pm - Weight FLIGHT 2 - Javelin      - IND. Event Discus
3: 30pm FLIGHT 2 - Weight                   - IND. Event Hammer

Questions can be directed to:  Dave McDonald at ultrathrow@gmail.com