Tasmania to host the 2017 Australian Masters Games

Flatwater racing both sprint and marathon kayaking and ocean racing will be the kayaking/canoeing events on offer at the Australian masters games in Tasmania on October 21st to the 28th. Stand up paddle boarding and outrigger classes are included in the Canoe Sprint and Ocean racing events.

Flatwater canoeing is being held at the International Rowing Course at Lake Barrington and features a 200m, 1000m and 5000m sprint and a 15km marathon event.

The Ocean racing event will be a 16km race starting at Penguin or the Wynyard Yacht Club depending on the wind and finishing at the  Burnie Surf Life Saving Club.

For more details click here to be redirected to the Australian Masters Games website or click on this link to see the event flyer. Australian Masters Games Tas 2017

Thank you to Dean Jones and Gippsland Lakes Paddle Challenge for the photos.