Shrouded in smoke from an out of control bush fire which was raging from Casula to Illawong, 15 intrepid paddlers took to the water to contest round three of the 2018 time trial series and test the abilities of the new time keepers apprentice, club president, John Denyer. John reports that despite a high tide the wind gusts that wereRead More →

In hindsight, this would have been a good article to write before the marathon round at Woronora where the temperatures soared into the high thirties and a number of paddlers struggled with the effects of high exertion in high temperatures. I’m no expert on physiology, so Ive sought information from marathon runners blogs and magazines where the subject has beenRead More →

In the first round, the drama was provided by the weather gods with wind, waves, and tide conspiring to make life hard for competitors and officials alike. We could only hope that the sacrificial offering of Lis O’Farrell’s Apple Watch to the god of the river would appease the angry spirits of the water before round two. The round oneRead More →

In a sleepy corner of the Sutherland Shire, nestled along the shores of the Woronora River, is the Burnum Burnum sanctuary. As the sun rose this weekend, there was a rustle of activity and excitement by the river as the Sutherland Shire Canoe Club’s annual preparations were in full swing … the Paddle NSW Marathon Series was coming to theRead More →

PaddleNSW have introduced a new registration system for the 2018 season. They’ve adopted WebScorer, the same system that we use at SSCC for our time trials. The new system means that the links we used to find the race calendar and registration in previous years have changed, so here’s a quick guide to the WebScorer system. One way to findRead More →