FCC hit the international press in 1924 - Snippet 19

Copies of the sports journal “Water Sports” were found in a collection of papers kept by Arthur Howard. The excerpts below  reveal an interesting exchange between the Journal Editor and our Club secretary which finally gives a sense of the important role FCC played in the early days of paddling in Melbourne, and perhaps Australia. Our research demonstrates that our secretary created quite a profile in both the local newspapers of the day as well as, it appears, overseas too.

 “CANOES THE WORLD OVER  Jan 1924 edition

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