Tag Archives: HCC

Jostling for pole position in the Wenonah

Mission Accomplished – Hawkesbury Canoe Classic 2013

The 111km Hawkesbury Canoe Classic is tough for all competitors. It’s not just the distance, it’s the challenge of doing if throughout the night when your body thinks, quite adamantly,…

2010 - FP and Angelo pose before the start of HCC

Hawkesbury Canoe Classic 2013 – Unfinished Business

After my first Classic back in 2009 I decided I wanted to change my experience of the race. I wanted to put the fun back in, make it more about…

HCC11-start-640

Enter Now – Hawkesbury Canoe Classic 2012

Here it comes again, that feeling of excitement as the full moon in October approaches, heralding the next Hawkesbury Canoe Classic. This spectacular event with 600+ paddlers cruising the 111km…

Wenonah Minnesota II in ultra-light graphite layup - one damn sexy boat!

Canoe Test Paddle: Wenonah Minnesota II

With Hawkesbury Canoe Classic 2011 just four months away, it was time to test the boat I’ve been looking at using for this year’s race. Like last year I’m keen…

Thank You HCC09 Supporters #fat111

The final tally for my fundraising efforts ended at $3,640.55 after a late rally, a spectacular amount far beyond my initial target. This is due to the fantastic support of…

Preparing for the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic

With only 4 sleeps to go, a certain heavyish kayaker is getting somewhat nervous. Have I trained enough? Is everything organised? Will I be able to paddle all that way?…