THE Bendigo Canoe Club is sending 15 paddlers to compete at the National Marathon Championships in Ballarat across the Easter weekend.
It is one of the strongest contingents the club has sent to the championships.
More than 200 competitors from across Australia will take to the water for the two-day competition.
Bendigo paddlers Sean Jones and Baydn Murphy will compete in the under-14 and under-12 events respectively.
Rebecca Mann will compete in the K1 open and Cass Murphy and Kristy Packham in the K2 open.
Casey Haynes is in the men’s K2 Open and K1 under-23.
Matt Beale is in the K1 40 and will join Leigh Murphy in the K2 40 and Lyndell Wilcocks will compete in the women’s K1 45.
Thomas Chisholm will be in the under-12 K1 and Emily Strahan-Ferrie will take to the water in the under-12 K2.
Imogen Douglass is in the under-14 K2 and Madeline Jones will compete in the under-16 K1.
Lucas Teasdale and Ben McLean will team-up in the under-18 K2.