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  • Lynn Parker – Paddle Australia Life Member December 4, 2019
    The latest induction for Life Membership of Paddle Australia was recently awarded to Lynn Parker. Lynn has served River Canoe Club, Paddle NSW and PA magnificently for numerous decades and is now a deserved Life Member of all three organisations. Fellow Life Member Helen Brownlee presented the award and pin at an intimate RCC gathering. […]
  • Ultramarathon Series Update: One Race To Go November 10, 2019
    The brand new NSW Ultramarathon Series has kicked off to a good start in 2019, with paddlers getting on board to give these iconic races a crack. The series brings together five ultramarathon races on the NSW paddling calendar, giving paddlers the opportunity to step up in distance and challenge themselves to go long, fast […]
  • Get Ready for the Burley Griffin 24hr Paddle Challenge! November 6, 2019
    Ever wanted to know just how far you’re capable of paddling in 24 hours? The finale of the 2019 Ultramarathon Series gives you the chance to answer that very question, pitting paddlers against the clock in a bid to see who can check off the most laps of Molonglo River, Canberra. The clock starts ticking […]


  • Call for nominations for the Flatwater and Ocean Racing Committee November 14, 2019
    Nominations are now being called for members of the Ocean Racing Committee and the newly formed Flatwater Committee for 2020. A Flatwater Committee, which will oversee the planning and management of both sprint and marathon racing within Queensland will commence operation in 2020. This committee will replace the previous Sprint and Marathon Technical Committees. An Ocean […]
  • 2019 Paddle Queensland Award Winners October 30, 2019
      We had our Paddle Queensland Awards Night last month and are delighted to announce the winners. Included is a small excerpt from their nomination form detailing their suitability for the award. Congratulations to all of our winners! Paddler of the Year: Luke Chapman “Luke is a fit and athletic young man who has been […]
  • Flatwater Guide and Instructor Training October 28, 2019
    FLATWATER GUIDE & INSTRUCTOR TRAINING Do you are anyone you know need accreditation / qualifications to lead groups on inland waters [rivers & lakes]? This is the Paddle Queensland pathway to prepare you for the Assessment to achieve your Paddle Australia qualification. What you will learn: ✔ safety briefings and trip equipment ✔ paddling skills and stroke […]

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  • Junior Development Canoe Polo November 27, 2019
  • Paddle SA Annual Awards October 22, 2019
    Congratulations to all award recipients at last Sunday’s 2019 Paddle SA Annual Awards function. Thanks to Kylie Taylor, CEO, Office for Recreation Sport and Racing and Angela Evans, Mayor City of Charles Sturt, for joining us. And to Libby Robertson on her fantastic job as MC. Senior Athlete of the Year – Flatwater Matt Goble […]
  • 11/12 January Sprint State Titles October 21, 2019


  • Advanced Whitewater Packraft Course November 9 – 10, 2019 October 9, 2019
    Course full Advanced Whitewater Packraft Course Dates: Friday November 8 to Sunday 10 November, 2019 Venue: North-west Tasmania including Mersey White Water Regional Reserve Accommodation: Arm River Outdoor Education Centre Fee: $450 includes course and 2 nights’ accommodation (Fri & Sat nights) Note: Those wishing to sign up for both the Intermediate and Advanced courses […]
  • NLK Spring Skills & Safety Course – Hobart September 18, 2019
    Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 5:15 PM – 7:15 PM Details Our Hobart Spring Skills & Safety Course will focus on open water skills & safety in the comfort of the Clarence YMCA pool, and is delivered in partnership with Paddle Tasmania. The course will cover safety & rescue techniques suitable for ocean skis, surfskis […]
  • Hydro Release on Cataract Gorge September 18, 2019
    Hydro be releasing a paddling flow of 30 cumecs into Cataract Gorge, below Trevallyn Dam, between 7 am and 4 pm on Sunday 22 September. Water suitable for paddling can be expected: Upper Gorge – from 9 am Below the First Basin – from 10 am to 5.30 pm Please note, if you are planning […]


  • Team VIC sprint December 5, 2019
    Our national canoe sprint series starts tomorrow with the canoe sprint Grand Prix 1 at West Lakes regatta centre in Adelaide. It also marks the start to the Australian team Tokyo 2020 Olympic & Paralympic canoe sprint selection season. Team VIC is ready! Follow the team’s progression via live results: Grand Prix 1
  • 2020 Marathon Race Dates December 5, 2019
    The 2020 Marathon Calendar has been released! We look forward to seeing you at many of these races and are looking forward to a good year of racing. Click here to view the marathon race dates. Click here to view the 2020 racing calendar.
  • Marathon Summer Race 3 & 4 Ben Ward Memorial 40 Miler December 5, 2019
    The Ben Ward Memorial 40 Miler is coming up on December 14th & 15th. Entries are on the day. Click here for more information. Both days: Entries from 7.30am to 8.00am Briefing at 8.30am with Race Start 9.00am Course Maps provided with entries Saturday 8th Start at Yarrawonga Caravan Park, finish at Thompsons Beach Cobram […]

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  • Sprint Junior Training Camp – Murray River SA November 28, 2019
    This is a specially created payment portal for athletes attending the Roonka Training Camp in South Australia from the 9th-13th December, following the GP1 Sprint Regatta. […]
  • 2019 Paddle WA AGM and Awards Day November 26, 2019
    The 2019 Paddle WA AGM and Awards Day was held on Sunday the 24th of November at the stunning Swan Canoe Club. Finalists and winners of […]
  • Paddle Clinic with Greg Barton November 6, 2019
    Epic Kayaks WA are excited to announce that the legendary Greg Barton will be in Perth for the Doctor. During this time he’ll be hosting 2 forums/clinics […]

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