Please click on the image above to see the 2012 Ice Floe Race planning page. Summary | Results | Winners | President | 2012 Charity | Links, Pics, Media Clips
From a Safety perspective (our #1 priority):
- Safety boats were donated by Peterborough Rowing Club
- No incidents occurred
From a Race perspective, Colt Creek took back first place from Etobicoke Underwater Club with a time of 00:59:33.
From a give-back-to-the-community perspective, we collected 14 large bags of donations for our designated benefitting organization, Kawartha Food Share.
From a happy winner perspective, Anthony Munshaw, one of GLTC's "Ice Cowboys" won the one-week Blackbeard's live-aboard dive charter in the Bahamas
RESULTS!! Congratulations to the Winners of the 2012 Ice Floe Race!!! Colt Creek Tank Jockeys -
Winner of the Blackbeards Cruise
This year, Blackbeard’s Cruises was again our premier sponsor of the Ice Floe Race! They offered a full week liveaboard adventure for our lucky participant. This years winner is Anthony Munshaw, one of Great Lakes Technical Divers's "Ice Cowboys"
Winner of the Innerspace 80 cu.ft. scuba tank This years winner is Dave Noble, a member of the Etobicoke Underwater Club and the OUC event photographer
Winner of the OUC's Award for "Best Participation" This years winner is SUCI
Scarborough Underwater Club
Thank-you from the President
I would like to take this opportunity to personally thank all of the various people who helped make 2012 a great success. Because there are so many to thank, please download my letter here.
How all of us helped!!
How all of us can help
Every year, we encourage OUC Ice Floe Racers to help support a local charity. This year's charity is the Kawartha Food Share.
"The food donations made by you have a very meaningful impact on our food supply."
More links, pics, and videos Click on the Links below to see some of our media coverage and video clips
Call for volunteers to be part of the OUC Ice Floe Race 2013 Planning Team:
If you want to volunteer to help plan the Ice Floe Race 2013, please e-mail ouc.icefloerace<"@">underwatercouncil.com and ouc.president<"@">underwatercouncil.com
What would you like to see us do to improve OUC's Ice Floe Race 2013?
If you have ideas, suggestions, requests, etc. that you think will improve Ice Floe Race 2013, please e-mail them to us at ouc.icefloerace<"@">underwatercouncil.com and ouc.president<"@">underwatercouncil.com Planned date for OUC Ice Floe Race 2013 (the 50th annual Ice Floe Race, by the way): Sunday, March, 9th, 2013, see you all there! ice n
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