A Special Tribute to Russ Wade

A special tribute was made to Russ Wade when Russ’s ashes were scattered at the 2015 KIN Dragon Boat Festival held on Sunday November 15.

Russ Wade was the inspirational coach of the Mt Warning Dragon Boat Club.

Russ Wade was the inspirational coach of the Mt Warning Dragon Boat Club.

Russ passed away in July 2015 after a 2-year battle with cancer.

A Tribute to Russ Wade

Russ’s wishes were that his ashes be scattered at the next KIN Dragon Boat Festival.

Russ has been sweeping for KIN since the beginning and it was an honour to carry out his wish. RIP Russ and may you always be with us each and every Dragon Boat Race day

Sandi was there to fulfil this wish.  Thanks Sandi x

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Sandi also had a memorial trophy made in Russ’s honour that will be a perpetual trophy given to the Winner of the school team each yearThe trophy is made from a beautiful piece of camphor that belonged to Russ
You were such a driving force in Dragon Boating Russ – and your memory will forever stay with us.
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Read more about Russ Wade in this article in Tweed Daily News.

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