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FITZSIMMONS FIRES AT OPENING GRAND PRIX

Olympian Riley Fitzsimmons surprised himself finishing second in the K1-1000 at the opening Canoe Sprint Grand Prix in Adelaide. He’ll now enjoy the Christmas break at a quiet location near Crescent Head. His goals in 2017; representing New South Wales in lifesaving, and his country in the World under-23 Kayaking Championships in Romania.  

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CHADWICK CHOSEN FOR NATIONAL JUNIOR CAMP

After a strong performance at the first Kayaking Grand Prix of the season in Adelaide last weekend, Avoca’s Byron Chadwick is now on the Gold Coast with the Australian Junior Men’s Squad. It’s a huge achievement for the 16 year-old, who was one of four Avoca Club members selected for the Olympic Hopes Team, that toured Europe in September. He’ll stay in camp in Queensland until the 23rd of December.  

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ANOTHER PODIUM FINISH FOR AVOCA PADDLER

After winning gold in Germany last week with Ken Wallace, Jacob Clear and Jordan Wood; Avoca lifesaver Riley Fitzsimmons has had another podium finish in the K4 1000, this time, at the World Cup in the Czech Republic. The Australian crew were fourth at the 250 metre mark, but stormed home in the final 200 to claim the silver behind Germany. The next World Cup commences in Portugal on Friday. (Image courtesy of ICF)  

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