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Home Base: Avoca Beach, NSW, Australia  paddledogsaustralia@gmail.com

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8/10/2018

Courtney and I just arrived back from a week-long visit to Bali, Indonesia, where we took the opportunity to relax and meet the man behind our Paddle Dogs Australia clothing range, Dewa.

It was really nice to be greeted at the airport by Dewa and his good friend, Berry....

7/15/2018

Now that the international season is over and I am enjoying a break I thought I would share a few ideas about the offseason and a few tips of how to make the most of it. For those competing at a high level in any sport know all too well that you need a break from the i...

6/24/2018

The 2018 international season is over and the Paddle Dogs Australia crew have finished up with the final event in Celje, Slovenia with a great weekend. The final World Cup was completed in front of a large, passionate crowd with the finals being run under lights at nig...

5/28/2018

From the moment we get in the shower and wash our hair, to when we put our clothes on or pack our lunch with the fresh punnet of strawberries we bought from the local supermarket, plastic has infiltrated its way into our everyday lives. Plastic is in just about everyth...

5/9/2018

As we count down the days until we are back in Europe for this year’s Wildwater tour, I wanted to share how I plan and prepare for the up and coming races and the time overseas, which can be somewhat overwhelming at times. 

In previous years in preparation for over...

5/1/2018

Over the weekend the Paddle Dogs Australia crew were down at the Penrith Whitewater stadium for a Wildwater camp that was kindly organised by Australian Canoeing.

We were stoked to have paddlers turn come from different parts of the country such as Lismore, Canberra, Be...

4/22/2018

We have been asked about the types of cameras and equipment we use to capture the action or put our videos together, so I have put this list together so you can see a brief overview of the gear we use, and why.  

The Photography Equipment 

As the team photographer I use...

4/17/2018

One thing that often comes up in conversation among the kayaking community is what kayak do you paddle and why? For me I have been kayaking Prijon kayaks my whole life and I couldn’t be happier to be still part of the team. 

It all started when I was very young when my...

After spending the first week in Australia study, surfing in Avoca or hiking in the Bouddi National Park, I went kayaking on the Easter weekend to the Barrington National Park, two and a half hours away. 

Barrington Tops is located north-west of Sydney an...

3/27/2018

Over the weekend Alex and I, along with our father Peter and fellow Avoca paddlers Harry, Byron and Fletcher, took to the town of Eildon for the fourth edition of the Eildon to Alexandra river race. The water was running at a pumping 8000 mega litres (per day), making...

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