Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Team Fat Paddler ski boys lead the way down the river during HCC11

Video Post: Hawkesbury Canoe Classic 2011

With ten paddlers, nine boats, and twenty landcrew, Team Fat Paddler certainly made their presence felt at this years Hawkesbury Canoe Classic. The fun of a bigger group and the…

The Team Fat Paddler concept - fun, friendship, and paddling for charity.
2011 Summer Series six-event paddling competition

Get Your Race On with the 2011 Summer Series

Summer is upon us and those folks at Blast Paddlers are about to launch their new multi-discipline race schedule, the 2011 Summer Series. This great race series is comprised of…

Wenonah - maker of fine performance canoes

A Big Thanks to Paddle And Portage Canoes

With the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic just days away, I spent this evening preparing the race canoe with stickers – name stickers, sponsor stickers and so on. When I finished  I…

The first Team Fat Paddler canoe entry to the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic (2010)

Video Post: Hawkesbury Canoe Classic – How to Kill Time Whilst Waiting Nervously for the Start

It’s that amazing feeling before something big. That feeling in your gut that’s a mixture of  fear and anxiety, offset by a healthy dose of straight up excitement. Such is…

At Wahoos with Blake (complete with sunshine racing stripe to make him go faster!)

Kayaking the Palos Verdes Cliffs of Los Angeles

On my recent trip to Canada and the USA, I was fortunate enough to stop over in the city of Los Angeles for day between flights. I was able to…

Shoalhaven River, Morton National Park NSW Australia

Video Post: Paddling Magnificent Shoalhaven Gorge

For Team Fat Paddler the morning started before 4am, as Benno (TFP Adelaide), Mike and I loaded boats and set off on the 3 hour drive to the Southern Highlands….

Team Fat Paddler 2011 Hawkesbury Canoe Classic Campaign

Introducing Team Fat Paddler’s 2011 Hawkesbury Canoe Classic Campaign – The Tenacious Ten

Back in 2009 when I first set a goal to do the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic, it was a very personal journey. Since that time my journey has expanded to take…

Jonesy's survival gear - hardcore gear for extreme conditions

Crossing the Ice: Cas and Jonesy Tackle Antarctica

When I first started the Fat Paddler journey back in 2009, I read a book titled “Crossing the Ditch“, the story of two young Sydney men who became the first…

The rain transforms waterways and adds a new dimension of fun

Video Post: Canoeing in the Rain in the Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park Australia

Water is a brilliant thing. Not only does it make paddling possible, it also has ways of changing the landscape and adding new dynamic features. Here in Australia water is…