Newcastle Rowing Club (NSW)
Jim was the club's founder and inaugural President of his club (1992-96). He would later repeat the feat in forming the City Rowers Club. He also served for a time as President of Newcastle University Boat Club. His work for the advancement of rowing in Newcastle constitutes a record of which he can be extremely proud.
Third Anniversary celebrations. Wendy Bardakos, Jim Bardakos & Val Kost in 1995
Extracted from his book Just Add Water - The times and tides of Newcastle Rowing Club published by Seaview Press 2009.