Northern England University Kendo Taikai 2017

Saturday June 17th 2017 saw the annual Northern England University Taikai get underway at Benfield  Sports Centre, Benfield, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Organised by Jacob Keggerreis of Durham University and Paul Adair from Northumbria.  This year involved teams from four Northern Universities, York, Lancaster, Durham and our own Northumbria.

Shinpan:  Mick Taylor,  Adam Cullen,  John Kelso,  Rick Edmonson

After a hard fought competition in intensely hot weather conditions the winners of the 5 man team event was York University and the 3 man was won by Takuya Takahashi (Northumbria), Pedro Wigderowitz (York),  Kristie Lo (Durham).

Below: Gallery of shots taken during the competition. Feel free to copy any or all for personal use.