Can­ning tran­quil­ity

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - STREET WATCH -

EX­PE­RI­ENCE the tran­quil­lity and beauty of the Can­ning River this win­ter with the Can­ning River Ca­noe Club.

Club mem­bers meet ev­ery Tues­day night at the Shel­ley Sail­ing Club on Watersby Cres­cent from April to Oc­to­ber and at the Kent Street Weir for the rest of the year.

Pres­i­dent Chris­tian Thomp­son said mem­bers ranged from nine to 85, with vary­ing lev­els of abil­ity and dif­fer­ent types of wa­ter­craft.

One of the club’s most ac­com­plished mem­bers is Luke Eg­ger (14), who was re­cently ac­cepted into the Aus­tralian Olympic Hopes team and will com­pete in the Czech Repub­lic in the Olympic Hopes Re­gatta this Septem­ber. Visit can­ningriver.ca­noe.org.au.

Club mem­bers Luke Eg­ger, Tom Green and Tim Hyde in their K1 ca­noes at Shel­ley.

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