My paddling team Austcham Paddle Club recently competed in the 10km AustCham Dragonboat race held at Kallang / Marina Bay. The initial signs weren’t looking outstanding for us having drawn lane 24 out of 25 which meant we started to the far, far left of our 1st turning buoy. But we were quick of […]
The Austcham Paddle Club recently competed in the Hamilton Island Outrigger Cup 2011 in Australia. It was a four day event with every combination of OC paddling and distances including OC1, OC2, OC6, Stand up paddle, 8km, 16km and 42km marathon change race. Our paddlers produced an outstanding effort to bring home 3 international race […]
I have been talk, talk, talking about trying Stand Up Paddling for ages now. I love Dragon boating and outrigging so I knew it was going to be love – and when I finally got the opportunity to “SUP” last weekend I was like a little kid on Christmas Day. Some Hong Kong guys from […]
What an amazing experience paddling in the Gold Coast Cup Outrigger race. I just can’t wait to do it all again. As a team we all would have liked to do a little better but there were so many positives to take home from it all. We finished the race hard & strong We completed […]
Took part in my 1st outrigger race at Sentosa. The first race was a 12 km race the length of the island, up and around a few buoys. We got off to a bad start as we got sandwiched inbetween the other Aussie boat and the rookies. The rookies should have moved over to give us some more room – but with currents & waves & rookie drivers – it ended up in a little bit of a crash. Later in the afternoon we then did Mixed team race. I guess the best way to describe it was like a relay.
Austcham Paddle Club in Singapore – Paddle with the aussies! Establishing a fitness routine as an individual takes alot of self motivation and discipline. It’s a very lonely world running & gymming daily without a training parter – which is why I’m a big fan of team / group sport. When you commit to a […]