Paralympic qualification for Colin Sieders

Nine months after competing at the 2015 Paracanoe World Championships, Australia’s Colin Sieders has been told he has qualified for this year’s Rio Paralympics. The shock news was delivered to 34-year-old Sieders by Australian team officials at a training camp in Duisburg last week. “I was completely unaware this might happen,” an ela

No weed on Reid

PaddleNSW and Goulburn paddler Breanna Reid has had a busy and successful 2015-16 season. She has performed well this year, winning many medals at major regattas, State and National Championships. The last few months have been very busy, juggling training, work, regattas, school and TAFE.

Vale Brian "Spags" Trouville

Brian "Spags" Trouville, the 73 year old paddling and surfing mentor and former champion athlete, passed away on 19 April 2016. Brian's memorial service at Caringbah was attended by 400+ family, loved ones and friends. PaddleNSW was represented by Laura White, Yvette Graf and CEO Peter Tate. It was a fitting send-off for a highly-respected and much-loved man.

PaddleNSW athletes make Olympic Hopes Team

Following the completion of selection trials, we congratulate the following athletes who have been selected to the Olympic Hopes Canoe Sprint Team to compete at the Junior Olympic Hopes Regatta in Szeged, Hungary from 23 to 25 September.

Calling for Sprint Committee Members


PaddleNSW State Sprint Championships

January 16-17

Info and entry HERE

Riley caps off stellar year with gong

Outstanding PaddleNSW sprinter Riley Fitzsimmons was recently named Central Coast Sports Federation Sports Star of the Year.

Australian Canoeing's Tate Smith receives two year ban

Australian Canoeing (AC) confirms that Canoe Kayak athlete Tate Smith has received a two-year ban from competition following a decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) relating to three anti-doping rule violations.

SIRC News: Herbicide Treatment in the Competition Lake

After a year long political fight, SIRC is finally able to apply a Herbicide Treatment in the Competition Lake.

In an update from SIRC this week we've been advised the following:

"The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority have issued the Sydney International Regatta Centre with a Permit for Minor Use of Fluridone for suppression of Vallisneria and Hydrilla.

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