Highlights

Myall Classic Ultramarathon Entries Open

Entries for the  2014 Myall Classic are now open.

Please ENTER ONLINE before close of entries 5pm 11th September

Check out the Event information attached, and also the event facebook page HERE.

Angus Thompson embarks on Youth Olympic journey

Turramurra kayaker Angus Thompson departed Australia headed for China this week where he will be representing Australia at the Youth Olympic Games. Nanjing will host a foray of young international stars from the 16-28 August. Angus and another 88 athletes will represent Australia across 23 sports.

Flatwater Guide/Instructor Training Course - Sydney September 20 & 21 2014 - Penrith Regatta Centre

Please refer to the EVENT DETAILS to REGISTER AND PAY. Read the details for the Training course and Assessment course below.  If a participant has completed a previous PNSW training Course or undertaken RPL (Recognition of Prior Learnng) review, they may apply to undergo assessment during this course. For further information contact lynnatpaddlensw [dot] org [dot] au

Flatwater Guide/Instructor Assessment Course - August 30 BATEMANS BAY

This course is an assessment for participants who have attended a previous Training Course for the Australian Canoeing Award for Trip Guides or Instructors.  Appropriately prepared craft including sit on tops can be used for the assessment.

Gold and Bronze for NSW Paddlers in Spain

Jessica Fox and Rosalyn Lawrence have won gold and bronze in the C1W final at the fourth ICF canoe slalom World Cup in Spain.

Fox demonstrated why she is the number one C1W paddler in the world with an emphatic victory in the final.

Sydney International Boat Show

The Boat Show and PaddleNSW has been very well received despite the change of venue to Black Wattle Bay. Visitors found the Waterways Guide with access points suitiable to kayak fisherman in particular, a great asset. It didn't matter what waterway they asked for - we had an access point to show them.

Nymboida Canoe Centre - Adventure Festival - 30 & 31 August

 “NYMBOIDA ADVENTURE FESTIVAL” involves many recreational activities on & off water for all ages and skill levels, with the involvement and support of many other community groups within the Clarence Valley promoting sustaintability and a healthy lifestyle.  Starting at 10am on the Saturday and finish after lunch on the Sunday.

Winners announced in PaddleNSW Membership Draw

Every PaddleNSW Member who renewed their membership for 2014/15 during the month of June had a chance to win an early-bird prize. 505 members renewed (approx one-third of our total State Membership), and their names were placed in a barrel with a number of prizes drawn randomly:

Lawrence ends drought to win C1 gold in Prague

Sydney's Rosalyn Lawrence has won gold in in the C1W final at the third ICF canoe slalom World Cup in Prague.

It was Lawrence’s fourth C1 World Cup triumph of her career, her first since she won in 2012 at Cardiff and she was clearly delighted to be back on top.

The against-the-odds story of London Olympian Jo Brigden-Jones

It was just over one year ago Mona Vale Olympian Jo Brigden-Jones awoke in a hospital bed with the likely expectation from most that she would be full of questions about her future.