Andrew Mathers

Position: vice- chairman

Andrew looks after the recreational portfolio, and has been kayaking on and off for over since he first did the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic in 1981.  He joined Lane Cove River Kayakers and has since become more actively involved in the

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Tim Hookins

Position: Chairperson

Tim Hookins has done 8 Hawkesbury Classics, and finished 7. Done the Murray. Done the Fish River Whitewater Marathon in South Africa twice. Done Milnerton to Melkbosstrand and Miller’s Run Ocean Ski events in South Africa. Done Molokai World Surfski

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Lynn Parker

Position:

I live for paddling – but definitely NOT for racing and competition, unless it’s against a whitewater river!  I keep the Board reminded about all things recreational – especially if it involves touring, camping and lots of whitewater. Coming to

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Tim Ring

Position:

Tim is only relatively new to paddling but brings much experience in sporting administration from other sports. He paddles a sea kayak and has recently ventured into paddling a ski, and is a member of Sutherland Shire Canoe Club.  Since

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Chris Thompson

Position:

A father who became involved in sport when his eldest son Zachary entered the Beyond Beijing Talent Identification Squad. Has since become a member of Penrith Valley Canoe Club and Slalom Australia (formerly the Slalom Technical Committee). His earliest involvement

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Val Titov

Position:

Since getting hooked on paddling over 10 years ago, Val has completed 9 Hawkesbury Classics, the Murray Marathon, the Hamilton Island 42km outrigger race and a few Chinese New Year dragon boat races. She regularly trains with the Shark Island

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Tony Hystek

Position: Vice Chair

After several misguided years, Tony renewed his interest in paddling in 2006 by aiming to complete the Hawkesbury Classic. Something about mid-life … He has been on the board of management of PaddleNSW since its inception in 2008, and keen …

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Bernard Smith

Position: Striker

‘Bac’ sat out the first two months of 2012/13 as he recovered from a leg fracture sustained in April 2012 – his second that season. He returned to the side in October’s 1-0 win over.

The striker burst onto the …

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