Highlights

Vale Joan Morison OAM

It is with great sadness and deep regret that we advise the passing of Joan Morison OAM.

NSW Paddlers selected in National Freestyle Team

PaddleNSW congratulates our paddlers who were recently selected in the 2015 Australian Canoeing Freestyle Team.

The team will compete in the 2015 ICF Freestyle World Championships to be held on the Ottawa River, Canada - 30 Aug to 5 Sept 2015.

Olympic Order awarded to Helen Brownlee OAM

PaddleNSW Life Member and Vice President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), Helen Brownlee OAM, has been awarded the Olympic Order for her significant contribution to world sport and her dedication to upholding the Olympic ideals. 

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.