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2012 Top Ten Viewed Fat Paddler Videos

The modern world of POV-style cameras like the GoProHD and Contour has opened up the world of action-videos to sporty types all over the world. Team Fat Paddler are hardly…

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…

Sydney Harbour at Dawn

Video: Onboard with Fat Paddler for the Lifestart Kayak for Kids

At the recent Lifestart Kayak for Kids I strapped a camera to the kayak to give you a view as seen from my seat! I kinda liked the view, but…

Amber sunsets... awesome.

Paddling Koh Samui Thailand with Grummett

As Team Fat Paddler were training hard for the upcoming Kayak for Kids paddling event, TFP paddler Grummett decided he’d take of with his family for three weeks of tropical…

A very wet Fat Paddler

Paddling the Hawkesbury At Midnight

A busy weekend schedule meant no paddling unless I could get one in late at night, so I contacted paddler mate Ned, the engine room of the Team Fat Paddler…

A very wet Fat Paddler

Video: learning to Roll Day 2

An early but gorgeous paddle on Middle Harbour with paddling mate JF Englert kicked off just after 6am as the sun was coming up.  At the end of it, we…

The new kayak arrives: Valley Aquanaut HV RM

Too excited to write! Hopefully the pictures will tell tell enough of the story. Cheers – FP

Kayak Uses #43: Drinks Eski

Is there no end to the wonderful things we can do with kayaks? At a recent beach party with Sydney Harbour Kayaks yet another ingenius use for kayaks came up…

Video Montage – Hawkesbury Canoe Classic 2009

A four minute compressed version of an 18 hour overnight kayak endurance event held on the Hawkesbury River in NSW (Australia) to raise money for Leukaemia research. Featuring the Fat…

Team Fat Paddler - Let's Ride!

Team Fat Paddler #fat111

The day of the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic is upon us and Team Fat Paddler is ready to set off on the big adventure. With three responsible (!!) fellas in the…

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…

Night photography with Solent Sea Kayaking

With the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic just days away, I’ve been thinking alot about paddling at night.  I personally love to glide through inky darkness with the stars overhead and the…

The mighty Hawkesbury River

Hawkesbury River – A Tale of Two Currents

With my 111km paddle in the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic just weeks away, I thought I should get out and kayak up the Hawkesbury itself to get an idea of the…

Competition: Name Fat Paddler’s kayak

As the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic approaches, a small niggling problem has started to bug me.  That is the fact that my kayak doesn’t have a name. My other kayak, my…