Vale Jim Smith

It is with great sadness that we bring you the news of the passing of Jim Smith.

Jim was a long-time member of the Northam Avon Descent Association (NADA) and race director of the Avon Descent, devoting much of his time to ensure everybody had a fun and safe time on the river.

Jim was selected to be an Inaugural Legend on the Avon Descent in recognition of his incredible contribution.

Paddle Western Australia would like to give our sincere condolences to Jim’s family and friends.

Vale Jim Smith.

Please visit to read more about Jim’s involvement.