Highlights

NOW OFFICIAL - Anjie Lees breaks world record

As with any World Record attempt, it takes time for Guinness to ratify.

Olympic Order of Merit for stalwart Lynn Parker

PaddleNSW Board Director Lynn Parker was this week presented with a distinguished Order of Merit Award at the New South Wales Olympic Council’s (NSWOC) Annual General Meeting. The NSWOC represents the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) at a state level in New South Wales.

Sam Bloom selected for Canoe World Championships

PaddleNSW parakayaker Sam Bloom has been selected to compete for Australia later this year at the Canoe World Championships in Milan.

NSW Paddlers go Freestyle

This summer, the Sydney freestyle kayaking community has run weekly classes for six lucky Western Sydney high school girls, teaching them the basics of freestyle kayaking. A relatively new sport, Freestyle kayaking involves kayaking in white water and trying to throw down as many tricks as possible in a white water feature – a hole or standing wave.

SUP Festival in Sussex Inlet

Over 120 competitors will compete this weekend across the surfing and marathon divisions when the Ocean and Earth Southern Cross SUP Festival is held in Sussex Inlet. Stand Up Paddlers from all over NSW are gearing up to potentially earn their position in the NRMA NSW SUP Team for the upcoming 2015 Australian SUP Titles.

Fiebig brothers excited for Junior Worlds debut

PaddleNSW and Forster brothers Kaspar and Kristian Fiebig will represent Australia at the ICF canoe slalom Junior and U23 World Championships in Brazil from 22 to 26 April. A world class field of 300 athletes from 45 countries will compete down the rapids of Foz do Iguassu.

NSW and ACT success at Marathon Nationals

The 2015 Marathon National Championships were held on Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra over the Easter long weekend.  Photo page

2015 Australian Freestyle Kayak Nationals

Today's National Freestyle Kayak Competition was a resounding success. Along with local Paddlers we had competitors from interstate including Victoria and Western Australia, many of the juniors competing in their first ever national competition and they are to be congratulated for their efforts.

New PaddleNSW Office street address

After 9 years at the old Sports House, all resident sports moved last month.

The new street address for PaddleNSW is:

"Sports House", Level 2, Quad 1, 8 Parkview Drive, Sydney Olympic Park

Postal address remains same for now - PO Box 6971, Silverwater NSW 2128

New phone numbers:

CEO (Peter Tate) 02-8736 1254

PaddlePower Junior Holiday Program

An exciting Paddlesport Program for young people with awards, fun games, and activities Got Your Level 1 Achievement Certificate and want to have more FUN on the Water Come Join our 2 Day School Holiday Kayaking Program