John Kelly - 2013/14 PaddleNSW Volunteer of the Year

At the PaddleNSW Annual Awards Night held 13 October, hard-working volunteer and jack-of-all-trades JOHN KELLY was suitably recognised as the 2013/14 PNSW Volunteer of the Year.

Fox creates History at Worlds

20 year old Jessica Fox has created history - again. She started the day in blistering form recording the fastest semifinal run before holding nerves of steel to write herself into the record books with an emphatic victory in the K1W final.

The victory came 24 hours after successfully defending her C1W world title.

Paddling upstream

Sport and pressure go hand in hand. The ticking clock. The expectant crowd. The chance for glory.

The desire for gold.

But for Australia’s Jessica Fox, pressure has a whole new meaning.

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.

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.

Angus Thompson announced to Youth Olympic Team

Angus Thompson has been announced as the sole Australian representative on the 2014 Australian Youth Olympic Team to compete in Nanjing.

Jessica Fox wins historic World double

Australian Jess Fox has scored an emphatic victory in the final of the World U23 C1 in Penrith, bringing up an historic double for the Penrith 19 year old.

Fox is the first woman to win the K1 and C1 double at U23 level, making up for the disappointment of last year when she won the C1 but failed to make the K1 final.

Australian Canoe Slalom National Championships

The 2014 Australian Canoe Slalom National Championships and Schools Championships were held together with the Australian Open on the week leading up to and including Australia Day.   Paddle NSW hosted and conducted a fine mix of whitewater and flatwater events for the schools to accommodate the younger paddlers.

More National Titles for Fox

PaddleNSW 2013 Paddler of the Year Jessica Fox has started 2014 in familiar winning form. Jessica completed a perfect three-day campaign at SIRC by adding  the Australian Open K1 and C1 women's slalom titles to her national championship crowns in the same events.

Nymboida Canoe Centre may close for good!

"The power-station generated flows down the Goolang have been attracting white water canoeists from around world since the canoe centre was established in 1973. It has hosted state, Australian, and Commonwealth championships."

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