Pad­dlers out to raise medal tally

Kapi-Mana News - - NEWS -

Porirua pad­dlers will be gun­ning for glory at the na­tional waka ama sprint cham­pi­onships this week.

The event, at Lake Kara­piro near Cam­bridge, will in­volve more than 3000 crews and in­di­vid­u­als in 10 age di­vi­sions. One, six and 12-pad­dler teams will bat­tle over dis­tances of 250m, 500m, 1000m and 1500m.

Porirua clubs Hawaiki Nui Tuarua Waka Ama, Mana Pasi­fika Outrig­ger Ca­noe Club, Porirua Ca­noe Kayak Club and Toa Waka Ama Club will try to bet­ter the large medal haul from 2014.

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