Kilkenny Paddlefest April 6th & 7th 2013


Hea Everyone Kilkenny Paddlefest is Coming Up in the Southeast of Ireland with Sessions being run Between Kilkenny City, Graiguenamanagh, Waterfords copper coast and afew other locations. All based out of The HUB event center in Kilkenny.

Copper Coast Sea Kayaking "Exploring the caves"

We are mostly looking forward to sharing our Hidden Gems of paddling spots to the wider Paddling Community of Ireland

Our Base in Graiguenamanagh will play Host to Lots of the Sessions

Pure Adventure is Involved all the way with this event as we Bring Our Open Canoeing Expertise and our Stand Up Paddle Boarding to the Mix along with helping Coordinate the event in the run up working with Canoeing Ireland, Waterways Ireland, Local clubs and Organisations to turn this big event into a reality.

Pollanassa Falls Mullinavat (Park and Huck Fun)

The Paddlefest 2013 is set to be the Biggest Multi Paddle sports event open to anyone In the Island of Ireland with the hope of 500 or more Participants Getting Involved.

Stand Up Paddle Boarding Kilkenny

Sessions over the weekend will include:
K1 & K2 Paddling (Olympic Discipline)
Downriver wild water racing
Introduction to Slalom (Olympic Discipline)
Freestyle Kayaking
White water Kayaking
Advanced Open Canoeing
Canoe Polo
Intro to SUP boarding
River Safety Rescue skills
Raft Guiding Skills
Sea Kayak rescues
Sea kayaking Exploring the copper coast
and Much More on the water activities.

White water kayaking on the Colligan Gorge

On Land Clinics Include:
Forward Paddling Technique
Setting up a Club
Bank based rescues for Parents
Canoeing Insurance and the Law
Talent Identification
Coastal Navigation
And Lots More.

Canoeing on the Barrow

Over the course of the weekend Participants can take part in upto 4 workshops.
These workshops will be Run By some of the most experiences Coaches and Instructors Ireland Has To Offer.

White water Kayaking on the Barrow

It Promises to be a weekend not to Be Missed!

For More Information or too Book your Place please follow the Link Click Here to get too canoeing Ireland Site

Looking forward to seeing Old and new Friends on the Water.

Happy Paddling

Exploring the Hidden Caves of the Copper Coast

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