Links

Climbing

Links to other related sites

Petzl – has some good knot pages
http://www.petzl.com/
Uncarved Block – Holds made locally + pics of new England
http://www.uncarvedblock.com.au/
Uncarved Block’s bouldering guide to Yarrowyck
http://www.uncarvedblock.com.au/guides/yarrowyck.html

Climbing Guides

New Zealand North Island
http://www.freeclimb.co.nz/
Queensland Cranking Online Community
http://www.qurank.com/
Thesarvo – Tasmania Bouldering and Climbing
http://www.thesarvo.com:8080/confluence/display/thesarvo/Climbing+Guides

Climbing magazines

Crux Magazine
http://www.cruxmag.com.au/
Climbing Magazine
http://climbing.com/
Rock – Australia’s Rock Climbing magazine
http://www.rock.com.au/

Other climbing clubs / sites

Queensland Climbing Community
http://www.qurank.com/
New Zealand Alpine Club Home Page
http://www.nzalpine.org.nz/
CLIMB Magazine links
http://www.ozemail.com.au/~climb/linktype.htm
Climbing Links
http://www.tassie.net.au/~jnermut/Links.htm

Weather

Bureau of Meteorology – North East Districts Forecast
http://www.bom.gov.au/products/IDN10060.shtml

Paddling links

River Levels/Weather

BoM NSW river levels (Updated daily)
http://www.bom.gov.au/cgi-bin/wrap_fwo.pl?IDN60005.html
DLWC levels
http://waterinfo.dlwc.nsw.gov.au/
Radar image of New England region(Updated every ten minutes)
http://mirror.bom.gov.au/products/IDR282.loop.shtml#image
Pollacks bridge level (Useful for Goolang levels)
http://waterinfo.dlwc.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/hyd/create.pl?sitekey=&adv=&data=y&site=204001
Paddling Centres/Locations: Nymboida Canoe Centre & Outdoor Education
http://www3.turboweb.net.au/~canoe/index.htm
The Steps (Barrington River)
http://www.thesteps.com.au/
Penrith Artificial Whitewater Stadium
http://www.penrithwhitewater.com.au/

Canoe and kayak basics

Basic strokes and techniques
http://www.canoe.org.au/started/paddlingkayak.html
The five simple steps to the perfect forward stroke
http://www.usawildwater.com/tech/010102.htm
Good posture to avoid spills
http://www.adventurekayaking.com/tips-posture.html
The bombproof Brace
Part 1: http://www.adventurekayaking.com/tips-brace1.html
Part 2(High Brace)
http://www.adventurekayaking.com/tips-brace2.html
Part 3(Low Brace)
http://www.adventurekayaking.com/tips-brace3.html
Paddler’s Environmental Code of Conduct
http://www.canoe.org.au/canoe-education/info/mipg.html
Australian Canoeing Safety Code
http://www.canoe.org.au/started/safetycode.html
How to create Confidence
http://www.adventurekayaking.com/tips-conf.html

Rolling (Eskimo Roll)

Best rolling site on the net – by Rob Hignell
http://web.singnet.com.sg/~songhao/Rolling/roll.htm
Steps to a Bombproof Roll with EJ
http://www.jacksonkayak.com/JKtechniques/rolling.cfm
Four elements of the eskimo roll
http://gorp.com/gorp/publishers/menasha/pad_bomb.htm
Kent Ford’s tips on rolling
http://208.55.248.104/Ebook/rolling.htm
Kayak Rolling Primer
http://www.atlantickayaktours.com/Pages/ExpertCenter/Rolling/Rolling1.shtml
Different kayak rolls
http://www.rolling.demon.co.uk/rolling5.htm
Videos of lots of different strokes and rolls
http://www.qajaqusa.org/Movies/movies.html
Back Deck roll (the Playboater’s roll) by Ken Whiting
http://www.paddlermagazine.com/issues/2001_4/article_125.shtml
The hand roll
http://www.seacanoe.org/hand.htm
Eskimo rolling History
http://members.rogers.com/michaeldaly2/kayakRollingXref.htm

Canoe Polo

International Canoe Polo Forums
http://www.canoepolo.com/
Australian Canoe Polo
http://www.canoepolo.com.au/
Official Canoe Polo Rules
http://www.canoeicf.org/canoepolo/rules.htm

Forums/Review/Guide sites

BoaterTalk (Great site for reviews, forums mostly US)
http://www.boatertalk.com/
Paddle Australia (Great resource for trips and home to most active aussie forum)
http://www.adventurepro.com.au/paddleaustralia/
Playak (Good reviews, vids, and photos)
http://www.playak.org/
Local Paddler (Good US forums)
http://www.localpaddler.com/

Organisations

Australian canoeing
http://www.canoe.org.au/
Canoe Tasmania
http://www.tased.edu.au/tasonline/canoetas/index.htm
Australia Day Canoe Polo
http://www.canoepolo.com.au/
Official Canoe Polo Rules
http://www.canoeicf.org/canoepolo/rules.htm
International Canoe Federation
http://www.canoeicf.org/
New South Wales Canoeing
http://www.nswcanoe.org.au/
Queensland Canoeing
http://www.canoeqld.org.au/
Canoe South Australia
http://www.canoesa.asn.au/
Canoe Tasmania
http://www.tased.edu.au/tasonline/canoetas/index.htm
Canoeing Victoria
http://www.canoevic.org.au/
Canoeing Western Australia
http://www.canoewa.asn.au/

Freestyle Kayaking

Australian Playboating
http://www.lachstar.com/
Freestyle Kayaker
http://www.freestylekayaker.com/
Riot’s old site still documents most freestyle moves
http://www.riotkayaks.com/riot/pages/fr_moves.html
Playak vids
http://playak.com/moveswelcome.html
Basic Playboating moves
http://www.midwestmtn.com/TeamMidwestmtn/The%20Moves.htm
Allan Ellard’s online moves workshop
http://www.riverkore.com/freestyle/moves-workshop/
Tricky Wu and Superclean
http://prokayaker.tv/howto.html
Tutorials at FreestyleKayaker.com (Orbit, Loops, Blunt, Cartwheel)
http://se.rocsport.com/cgi-bin/show.pl? action=show&page=moves_and_tech_freestyle
Back Stab
http://www.playak.com/article.php?sid=374
The Helix and Flip Turn
http://www.stevefisher.net/AB%20secondary%20pages/helix.htm
Macho Move
http://www.stevefisher.net/AB%20secondary%20pages/macho%20move.htm
Flip Turn
http://www.electricwater.com.au/howto-flipturn.htm
Flatwater cartwheel – great site
http://www.kendriscoll.com/archives/2003_07.html#000019
Flatwater-Loop
http://www.electricwater.com.au/howto-floop.htm
EJ’s techniques page
http://www.jacksonkayak.com/JKtechniques/techniques.cfm

Crazy stuff that Sam found

First Descent of the Roa falls
http://www2.rocsport.com/cgi-bin/show.pl?action=show&page=fk_news&marvin_articleid=987
First descent of Ula Falls
http://www2.rocsport.com/cgi-bin/show.pl?action=show&page=fk_news&marvin_articleid=669
Steep creeks Video page
http://www.steepcreeks.com/Video_Gallery/video_page.htm
Dane Jackson – 10 years old and ripping
http://www.jacksonkayak.com/kidscorner/dane-great-falls-run.cfm
Chile creeking
http://www.boof.com/photos/showgallery.php?cat=3055&password=

Comercial

Canoe Barrington
http://www.canoebarrington.com.au/