Australian Paddlers Robert McIntyre and Maddie Batters lead the Athletes March at the Opening Ceremony

Wildwater / Jun 12, 2014

Being from Australia always affords our Athletes the privilege of leading the March of most ceremonies and is a great feeling when the crowd is big and cheering which was the case in Sondrio yesterday evening.

After the official opening all athletes and the public were thrilled with a night time display of a number of rafts paddling down the local side river through the town under lights with all national flags on display in addition to a spectacular fireworks extravaganza.  

The first event of the championships commences tomorr