Tag Archives: Blast Paddlers

Blast paddlers pose for the stern to nose surfski shot

In Pictures: The Australian Launch of the Stellar SEI Intermediate Surfski with Blast Paddlers and Matt OGarey

Last saturday at the Balmoral Blast in Sydney I had the exciting task of covering the Australian launch of the new Stellar SEI surfski. Slipstream Surf owner and paddler Gav…

More fun on my Stellar SR surf ski. Getting more addicted every week!

Surfski Circumnavigation of Sydney’s North Head

North Head is one of Sydney’s major landmarks, a towering chunk of rock that juts out into the Tasman Sea at the northern end of the entrance to Sydney Harbour….

FP in a wild sprint to the finish! (Photo courtesy Alex Francois)

Summer Series 2012 Race 5 – Iron Cove, Sydney

Once again the team from the Blast Project put together another cracking paddling race, this time at Sydney’s own Iron Cove, to the west of the city. Team Fat Paddler…

FP hanging out with the Stellar and Slipstream Surf crew at the Summer Series

First Race after Four Weeks on a Surf Ski

The start of 2012 has been surreal. I’ve gone from tentatively sitting on a surf ski for the first time, barely able to stay on in completely glassy waters, to…

Meg, good friend of TFP, takes out the Womens Kayak div for the 2nd time. Congrats!

2011 Summer Series Race 2 Rose Bay

Last weekend Team Fat Paddler took part in the 2nd race of the 2011 Summer Series at Rose Bay. This great Sydney-based series is different to many of the races…

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…

Fat Paddler Sunday Social Set

Having done a fair bit of solo paddling over the past few weeks, I thought it might be time to organise an open social paddle. I put the word out…

Team Fat Paddler chasing down their competitors. Look at the fear on their faces. Smell their terror! (again, thanks to Pete Morgan and Mitchell Gailbraith for the pic)
Different paddle craft prepare for Paddle for Pete

Video Post: Paddling Unity on Pittwater

UPDATE: Results from the P4P now available on the Blast Paddlers Website. Local surf lifesaver Pete was seriously injured during a surfing accident at Easter. Local clubbies, paddlers & business’…

OZFlyte / SHK Team Paddler Amy Nurthen from Terrigal

SHK and Blast Paddlers launch the OZFlyte R21 Ocean Racing Ski

The rise of ocean racing ski paddling has been dramatic in Australia, with the Harbour regularly abuzz with these Formula 1 paddlers on their skinny boats.  Thus far the market…