Monthly Archives: March 2011

Penrith Whitewater Stadium aka The ‘Riff

Penrith Whitewater Stadium aka The 'Riff Even though Australia is a pretty dry place, we’re still lucky enough to be able to paddle year round. It never get’s too cold to paddle, and when there’s no water in the rivers, there’s always a backup plan! Penrith Whitewater Stadium was built for the 2000 Sydney Olympics, and runs nearly year round. The last few years it’s closed for 6-8 weeks in the quiet winter period. But during this time, there’s still waves at the beach, and Australia is littered with great beaches. One aspect of kayaking that I really enjoy is getting out in nature, and the adventure of paddling down rivers. I find it far more rewarding being on a real … Continue reading
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