Tag Archives: Team Fat Paddler

Dee in close to the rocks for the first time

Beginners Rock Gardening 101: Team Fat Paddler Get More Action Than They Bargained For

It’s hard to believe that’s it been a solid year since I last went rock gardening. Sure, I’ve been surfing my Stellar SR surfski amongst the rocks of the Bower…

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Hawkesbury Canoe Classic 2012 – Team Fat Paddler

Another year, and another Hawkesbury Canoe Classic 111km night paddling ultra-marathon done. Only this year I wasn’t alone, with Team Fat Paddler swelling in size to 20 paddlers and 30…

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Paddlemag Edition 2 – Out Now, complete with Team Fat Paddler Mauritius Shamaal Goodness

Something really exciting has happened in the world of kayaking recently – the launch 4 months back here in Australia of the e-magazine Paddlemag. It covers stories across all paddling…

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Video Post: Sydney International Boat Show, Boat Builders Race (powered by Team Fat Paddler)

The Sydney International Boat Show is exciting for all sorts of reasons, but one of my favourite events is the Boat Building competition. A whole bunch of shipwright apprentices from…

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Back2Back 2012 Two Day Kayak and Canoe Marathon

In South Australia each year a two day marathon event is held on the great Murray River, with competitors racing 20km each day. One of our SA-based Team Fat Paddler…

Captain Kuk leads the way for some serious fun in Sydney Australia

An Incredible Year for Paddling: 2011 in Review

As we embrace the start of 2012, I thought it time to look back on what has been a truly incredible year for Fat Paddling. January 2011 The year started…

Team Fat Paddler and Friends on Middle Harbour

Video Post: Fun Times, Fat Sausages and Falling Overboard with Team Fat Paddler

The best days are always the ones shared with good friends. On this particular day Team Fat Paddler met up at new member Seaman Riddler’s place on Middle Harbour for…

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 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…

Honed super athletes. Midshipman Mike and Captain FP prepared and ready to race

Team Fat Paddler takes on the Sydney International Boat Show Boat-Building and Racing Competition

The Sydney International Boat Show was particularly special this year. Not only did I get to launch my book The Fat Paddler with daily stage appearances, I was also asked…

Team Fat Paddler representing in Ontario, Canada (MIDN Steve, MIDN Sammy)

Team Fat Paddler Conquer The Dog in Canada

On a hot Canadian Summer’s day (you heard me, HOT!), two Canadian members of Team Fat Paddler stepped up to the plate to achieve a number of firsts. This was…

Team Fat Paddler going Global with its latest team members

Team Fat Paddler Goes Global with New Members

The five principles of Team Fat Paddler (Adventure, Charity, Friendship, Tolerance, Humour) are values that easily translate anywhere in the world. With that in mind, it was only a matter…

Oh yeah, bring on the slightly blackened sausages!

Team Fat Paddler starts training for the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic

It’s amazing that 6 months have already passed since Team Fat Paddler last competed in the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic. In 2009 we had one man on the water, in 2010…

Two thirds of Team Fat Paddler at the end. Three of us had stayed dry - haha!

Race Report: Bridge to Beach 2011

Team Fat Paddler started gathering at Blues Point a little after 5.30am. After the wettest April day in about 20 years the day before, the skies looked remarkably clear and…