About the Australian Competition
Although concrete canoe
competitions were allegedly held several years ago in Australia, Adelaide
University reintroduced the sport in 2007 and hosted the third annual South
Australian Concrete Canoe Competition in 2009.
The University of South
Australia participated in the event that was sponsored in part by the
Concrete Institute of .Australia. Be sure to catch the audio segment
where Ms. Bree Bennett talks about Adelaide's design and the U.S.
competition in the 2009
Australian Concrete Canoe Competition Coverage.
school could have as many as 8 team members but teams were limited to 4.
There was no limitation on boat design and points were tallied based on the
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South Australian Concrete Canoe Races - 3rd Annual
West Lakes, Australia
February 27, 2009
"Sharks" Score Big in Competition
One of the unique crafts built by Adelaide University.
The third annual South
Australian Concrete Canoe Competition was hosted by Adelaide
University. The University of South Australia
participated in the event that was sponsored in part by the South
Australian Branch of the Concrete
Institute of .Australia.
During the competition the
UniSA "Sharks" the Sharks achieved a total score of 59.5 out of
60, after winning two sprint and two endurance races and scoring well in
design and flotation judging. The University of Adelaide canoe scored 33.5
out of 60
Be sure to catch the
audio segment where Ms. Bree Bennett talks about Adelaide's design and the
U.S. competition. See:
Australian Concrete Canoe Competition Coverage
by UniSA Sharks
the Concrete Institute of Australia
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staying at the forefront of concrete technology, design and
construction in this country.
mission of the Institute is to promote and develop excellence in
concrete technology, application, design and construction throughout
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