Mark Sundin

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About me

Gender Male
Industry Sports or Recreation
Location Sydney, NSW, Australia
Introduction Mark has been paddling sea kayaks since 2001, primarily paddling the open coast of NSW . He is a qualified Australian Canoeing Sea Instructor, and paddles everything from sea kayaks to surf kayaks to elite racing skis. He’s a former 1st grade cricket & rugby player, with a couple of stints as a professional cricketer in the Lancashire Leagues of England, where he reckons he learned the art of the wind-up, as well as the benefits of cold-weather layering! Mark is a lover of the outdoors, having trekked & paddled through various part of the world, including the Himalaya, Patagonia, the NZ Alps, as well as the wilds of Tasmania. In 2011, together with Chris James & Rob Mercer, he took part in the first successful expedtion to reach the remote North Reef Lighthouse, some 130km off the Queensland Coast. In 2018 he was part of Gary Forrest's Bass Strait crossing, a fine trip done in good style with a lot of laughs! Along with Rob Mercer mark founded Expedition Kayaks, Australia's premier retailer of pointy end sea kayaking gear, coaching and advice. You should be aware that half of what he writes on the web is a p*ss take…..