Discover Murray River
Discover Murray River
Thanks for using Discover Murray River

The Puffin Paddle

01 Nov - 12 Dec 2009

On the first of November last year my brother James Gribble had an accident while travelling in Zambia damaging his spinal column rendering him a quadriplegic. He had been for a run and was dehydrated and sat down to rest before falling backwards and rolling over his head damaging his C4C5 vertebrae.The Puffin Magic Foundation had been set up to provide support to him throughout his rehabilitation. Please visit www.puffinmagic.org.au for more information. This is a registered charity hence all donations are tax deductible.

To try to raise money for his rehabilitation I am attempting to paddle the length of the Murray River from Albury Wodonga to Goolwa in South Australia. The distance is close to 2200 kms and could take anywhere between 40 and 60 days depending on the weather. For such a journey I am anticipating some intense training before departure and obviously a sore torso at its completion.

Donations are welcome and will be recognised.
Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Martin Gribble

Entry Cost (AUD): Free
Event Venue: The Murray River
The Murray River 2640
Event Times: All Day Everyday.
Website: http://puffinmagic.org.au


View All Albury Accommodation

Do you have your own Murray River Event that you want listed here?

What are you waiting for? Sign up and submit your local events for free, it's easy!


Back to Murray River Events Page


 



Tell your friends you found this at murrayriver.com.au!

Copyright Discover Murray 2017. This site or any portion of this site must not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose that is not expressly permitted by DISCOVER MURRAY.

The Murray River's largest online community and information guide

About Us
About Discover Murray
Privacy Policy
Terms & Conditions
Tourism Marketing
Website Design : Brand Action
Join Discover Murray
Advertise Your Business
Contact Us
Send an Email to Operators
Register a Free User Account
Submit an Event for Free
Check These Out
Accommodation
Houseboats
Kayak and Canoeing
Murray River Events & Festivals
Water Level Updates
Murray Darling Basin
About the Murray River
Houseboats for Sale
Murray River Towns
See All Murray Mallee Towns
Albury Wodonga (NSW/VIC)
Yarrawonga Mulwala (VIC/NSW)
Echuca Moama (VIC/NSW)
Swan Hill (VIC)
Mildura (VIC)
Renmark (SA)
Mannum (SA)
Murray Bridge (SA)
Search Discover Murray

Discover Murray River
© 1998 - 2017 Discover Murray River