Sixty paddlers came away from the Canoe Tasmania Canoe Education Weekend with greater skills in flatwater and whitewater kayaking following two days of intensive instruction from some of Australia’s best instructors.
Starting with a gentle river trip, paddlers learning whitewater skills advanced to doing moves across the notoriously turbulent Oscar rapid by the end of the weekend.
Paddlers from all parts of the state took part in the weekend, with one visitor – David Watkins – coming from SA to take advantage of the whitewater.
The next Canoe Education Weekend will be on the Forth River on October 18,19 and will include sea kayaking as well as whitewater and flatwater skills courses.
The Canoe Tasmania Canoe Education Weekends are supported by Sport and Recreation Tasmania.