Ken Vidler


Ken began paddling Surf Ski’s in 1967. He was Australia’s most decorated surf life-saving representative when he retired from top-level competition, winning over 50 medals across his 23-year career. Ken showed his versatility by winning the WWK1 at the 1978 Wildwater Racing National Championships at Harvey, WA.

Significant achievements
  • Ken is a 10x Australian Surf Ski Champion.
  • Ken competed at the 1978 & 1979 World Canoeing Championships, finishing 4th in the K4 1000m and 5th in the single ski 10,000m.
  • Ken finished 8th at the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games in the K4 1000m event.
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Congratulations on an amazing achievement Ken!

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