96 Results for author: Steve Hill
It was easy to lose sight of the paddler in front, due to the heavy mist on Wyong River this morning, which did not lift until the latter part of the race.
We were visited by ex Olympian, and Hunter Valley Paddlesports Club Member, Shane "Tagg" who treated us to a fine display of paddling, to overtake the entire field, ...
The 2019 Race Calendar has been released - you can download it from 2019 CCP Event Calendar
The dates in September, October and November are provisional, pending advice from PaddleNSW re their proposed "Ultra Marathon Series".
Lovely day - fitting for a Remembrance Day!
Just a couple of weeks after her Class win in the HCC, Heidi Duncan teamed up with Owen Walton, (while his partner, Anne Moore is "out of paddling action"), and "flew under the radar" for a convincing win, in the Fenn double ski. Max Lyons took full advantage of the conditions to ...
Mercifully, it was not as hot as the past couple of days!
There was a brisk Nor'easter which made it hard going for the first half for Ray, Ross and I!
Unaffected though - and improved on previous times - were Rob McPherson (especially, all time PB! Congratulations!), Warwick Nichols, Marg & Rob Cook, Clive Adams ...
Now we are back into summer time, our Wednesday evening 7.6km Time Trials at Lions Park, Wyong begin on 24th October.
Start times from 4:45 to about 5:05, to finish at 5:45pm.
This is an ideal venue for anyone starting an exercise program, or looking for a health promoting activity.
Please let me know if you are ...
The rain cleared, but some wind soon replaced it, mainly felt by the 11.35km paddlers at the "bottom" turn, near the lake.
Despite a PB, Cameron Mehmet was overtaken by Gina Weekes, in her best performance since Race 1 this year, leading the combined "field" of 15km and 11.35km entrants.
Clive Adams had his best race ...
We dodged the rain, which was on and off later. A bit of light wind made for fairly good conditions, possibly slightly faster than last week. The "11.35km mob" had light cross winds at Tacoma, unlike last week, when there was wind assisting once returning from the bottom turn.
It was a close finish in the 7.58km section, ...
Luckily, no repeat of Saturday's southerly buster! We enjoyed pleasant conditions, on and off, the water, with a satisfying attendance for a long weekend.
There were three distances available, with the three 7.58km entrants racing separately to the other distances. New member, Mark Fuller - a sea kayaker - travelled from ...
Sunny, but windy at times for the first 15km this year.
We did notice the wind when heading upstream from the 7.58km turn - those doing the 15km feeling it twice! The 11.35km participants enjoyed nearly four kilometres of calm water at Tacoma.
John needed an "early start", but the "finish time" for all others was ...
Eight Paddlers represented Central Coast Paddlers at PNSW Round 9 at Teralba 4th August 2018 in breezy, but fine,conditions. It was cool before race time, but the sunshine was warm, where available.
Cam Tunbridge, paddling with Gene Burns from Hunter Valley, finished sixth in a larger than normal Division 1.