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Irish Paddlers Step Up Their Game Ahead Of Surf Kayaking Worlds In Portrush

1st October 2017
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Irish Paddlers Step Up Their Game Ahead Of Surf Kayaking Worlds In Portrush Photo: World Surf Kayaking Championships

#SurfKayaking - Glenties man Kieran McDyre won’t have too far to travel for the World Surf Kayaking Championships taking place in Portrush later this month.

This will be Dyre’s second time competing for Ireland at the event, according to the Donegal Democrat, and he’s already had opportunity to get the lay of the land — or the waves, as it were — on the Causeway Coast this weekend at surf kayaking’s NI Open.

More practice is on the horizon next Saturday (7 October) at the Irish Open in Sligo, where Dyre will compete against his teammates from the Irish squad preparing to challenge the world’s best in their craft.

As previously reported on Afloat.ie, Portrush’s East Strand is set to welcome 150 competitors from around the globe from 29-28 October.

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MacDara Conroy

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