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FreeStyle Kayak Results Table Summer Mini Comp 2

Again we were lucky with some beautiful weather and joined by the current Two time World Freestyle Champion Claire O Hara from Great Britain, who has been training at PWS over our summer, 

Below is the Final Results Table

 

Race Report - Bay Runner 2014

For anyone who wants to organise an Open Water Race be prepared for stress! You want good weather, clear skies are nice. The wind to blow from the right direction and some swell as well. I have tried to pray and use karma where possible it is often just a dream. 
Today someone must have said the right words for us.

Western Sydney University students have fun learning Canoe Polo

 PaddleNSW was once again charged with a Kayaking tutorial for 90 UWS students.

This is an example of the callibar of some of our future teachers. 

"Thanks for all your time and effort the past two weeks with teaching our group canoe/kayking"
They were asked for homework to come up with "The essence of canoe polo"

Lifestart Kayak for Kids 2014

The annual Lifestart Kayak for Kids fundraising event is coming up shortly on Sunday 30 March 2014.  A spectacular paddle from Blues Point, under the Harbour Bridge, stopping off at the beautiful beaches at Mosman Bay, Clifton Gardens and Balmoral before finishing at Clontarf.  This event is perfect for all paddlers - from the experienced to the complete novice with different options to suit.

PADDLERS TARGETED IN BOATING SAFETY CAMPAIGN

Canoeist and kayakers will be in the spotlight during a statewide safety, education and compliance campaign by Roads and Maritime Services officers which started last weekend. 

Roads and Maritime Acting Director Maritime Michael Wright said the full complement of Roads and Maritime Boating Safety Officers (BSO) would be out on the water randomly stopping people in paddle craft to check compliance with safety equipment, especially lifejackets. 

Freestyle Kayak Summer Series - Mini comps

Freestyle Kayaking are holding the first of four Mini Competitions in the Freestyle Kayak Summer Series

Next weekend 14th December  11am - 1pm,  at Penrith White Water Stadium - McCarthy's Lane - Penrith

$10 Registration Fee - $15 if non PNSW member (Does not include PWS water Fee $38)

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."

Follow the link fr the full story:   http://cvreview.com.au/axe-hangs-over-nymboida-power-station/

2013 Sprint Series Round 1 Wrap Up

After gale force winds wreaked havoc across Sydney the previous day, the first Regatta of the 2012 PNSW Sprint Series was shaping up to be a challenging event. As dawn broke on Saturday morning, competitors were faced with a moderated but still fresh South-Westerly breeze, a decent headwind down the course but thankfully no weed!

Australian FreeStyle Kayak Team 2013 show off their true Colours

Team Members take a moment to pose of a Team photo after their training session at Penrith White Water Stadium on Sunday, Missing from the Line up is their Team Coach "Jez" and fellow team member Liam Corr, who are already training hard overseas.

The Team are making the most of the last few weeks available to them, as the White Water Centre closes July/August. .

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