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.