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.

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.

Scott Donaldson: Crossing the ditch solo

Those of us who knew Andrew McAuley were so sad to have lost him. He was so close to success when he disappeared off Milford Sound on 12th February 2007 having almost succeeded in crossing to New Zealand. No-one can doubt the fact that the crossing from Australia to New Zealand paddling solo is an exceptionally arduous and dangerous assignment.

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.

Freestyle Kayak Comp 3 and National Results Table May 2014

Results table for Nationals 2014

2014 Freestyle National Results Table

Apologies for late Publication  

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2014 National Canoe Polo Championships

During Easter, the NSW State Team represented PaddleNSW at the National Championships held in Canberra. It was a very successful competition with the open division being won by the NSW first team and the NSW vets team coming 2nd in their division. The mixed masters team came third and the second open team came 7th.

Sean Smith's Fat Paddler blog

It's possible that kayaking saved Sean Smith's life.

Once a reasonably fit young man who regularly played rugby, the Sydney man's world was thrown in turmoil in 2005 when he was involved in a horrific and near-fatal car crash.

The dreadful accident impaled his body and left him not only with severe internal injuries but a cracked skull and a shattered pelvis.

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