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Links to other related sites

Petzl – has some good knot pages
Uncarved Block – Holds made locally + pics of new England
Uncarved Block’s bouldering guide to Yarrowyck

Climbing Guides

New Zealand North Island
Queensland Cranking Online Community
Thesarvo – Tasmania Bouldering and Climbing

Climbing magazines

Crux Magazine
Climbing Magazine
Rock – Australia’s Rock Climbing magazine

Other climbing clubs / sites

Queensland Climbing Community
New Zealand Alpine Club Home Page
CLIMB Magazine links
Climbing Links


Bureau of Meteorology – North East Districts Forecast

Paddling links

River Levels/Weather

BoM NSW river levels (Updated daily)
DLWC levels
Radar image of New England region(Updated every ten minutes)
Pollacks bridge level (Useful for Goolang levels)
Paddling Centres/Locations: Nymboida Canoe Centre & Outdoor Education
The Steps (Barrington River)
Penrith Artificial Whitewater Stadium

Canoe and kayak basics

Basic strokes and techniques
The five simple steps to the perfect forward stroke
Good posture to avoid spills
The bombproof Brace
Part 1:
Part 2(High Brace)
Part 3(Low Brace)
Paddler’s Environmental Code of Conduct
Australian Canoeing Safety Code
How to create Confidence

Rolling (Eskimo Roll)

Best rolling site on the net – by Rob Hignell
Steps to a Bombproof Roll with EJ
Four elements of the eskimo roll
Kent Ford’s tips on rolling
Kayak Rolling Primer
Different kayak rolls
Videos of lots of different strokes and rolls
Back Deck roll (the Playboater’s roll) by Ken Whiting
The hand roll
Eskimo rolling History

Canoe Polo

International Canoe Polo Forums
Australian Canoe Polo
Official Canoe Polo Rules

Forums/Review/Guide sites

BoaterTalk (Great site for reviews, forums mostly US)
Paddle Australia (Great resource for trips and home to most active aussie forum)
Playak (Good reviews, vids, and photos)
Local Paddler (Good US forums)


Australian canoeing
Canoe Tasmania
Australia Day Canoe Polo
Official Canoe Polo Rules
International Canoe Federation
New South Wales Canoeing
Queensland Canoeing
Canoe South Australia
Canoe Tasmania
Canoeing Victoria
Canoeing Western Australia

Freestyle Kayaking

Australian Playboating
Freestyle Kayaker
Riot’s old site still documents most freestyle moves
Playak vids
Basic Playboating moves
Allan Ellard’s online moves workshop
Tricky Wu and Superclean
Tutorials at (Orbit, Loops, Blunt, Cartwheel) action=show&page=moves_and_tech_freestyle
Back Stab
The Helix and Flip Turn
Macho Move
Flip Turn
Flatwater cartwheel – great site
EJ’s techniques page

Crazy stuff that Sam found

First Descent of the Roa falls
First descent of Ula Falls
Steep creeks Video page
Dane Jackson – 10 years old and ripping
Chile creeking


Canoe Barrington