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Why we love Outrigger Caloundra

Here are a few testimonials from our members: “One of the few clubs where people of all ages train together harmoniously” – Warren ” People are friendly and helpful. Great atmosphere & mix of teams instead of just women or men sessions. Also flexible training times to suit those with work commitments” – Heeni “I […]

Hugs from Rapa Nui

We asked our sister club what they have been up to since the World Sprints in May 2016 and what they have planned for 2017….. A message from from Tito Paoa! “Hi Outrigger Caloundra, we just return from the SurAmericano championship and Rapa Nui got all the gold. For the first time since 2011 the Rapa […]

September Recruitment Drive

Come and try outrigger canoeing on Sunday 4 September!  Pop down anytime between 9:30am and 11:30am for a free 10 to 20 minute paddle session.  We will provide the paddles; you just need to bring yourself and shoes to protect your feet.  If you think outrigger canoeing might be the sport for you, join us […]

We are going to the Cook Islands in Nov 2016!

Outrigger Caloundra has been invited to compete in Vaka Eiva in November 2016.  Ten of our members have booked their flights and we are counting down the days.  From November 18 to 25 the island of Rarotonga will be transformed into paddling heaven and will see close to 600 paddlers compete over 65 action packed […]

Paddling Tips From Tony Kimmins

The catch is the most important part of the stroke. Surprise the water with your catch, bury the blade and create a bubble.  Pass that bubble down the side of the canoe as hard and as fast as you can.  At the release/exist, let the bubble keep moving down the canoe so the next paddler […]