As the Coaching Department strives to support learning and development amongst instructors, coaches, leaders and guides, we have been busy working with the Technical Groups over the past twelve months to design and create a range of resources.
Congratulations to Paralympic and World Champions Charlotte Henshaw, Laura Sugar and Emma Wiggs who have all been nominated for the annual Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year Awards.
This weekend is the last chance to lobby MPs to vote for urgent action to tackle pollution in our precious waterway as part of the Environment Bill. Find out how you can get involved.
Gairloch Canoe and Kayak Centre is in the northwest Highlands of Scotland amongst some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world and surrounded by amazing wildlife. The centre is owned and managed by Cory Jones who is an Endorsed Guide who decided to become a Delivery Partner earlier this year.
In Spring this year, British Canoeing along with its partners British Mountaineering, Swim England, The Ramblers and the Open Spaces Society learned of an exciting new Commission, established by the Chief Secretary to HM Treasury and tasked with significantly improving our access to the outdoors.
Wombourne Kayak club fills three canoes with rubbish during mile-long river litter pick as part of the Million Mile Clean last week.
We are pleased to share the NEW Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) eLearning and are interested in hearing your views around EDI and how we can support you. This edition also includes the new short instruction video about SUP Leashes, good practice guidance for BCAB Instructors, Coaches and Leaders, as well as our new Technical Group members.
Towing driving licence requirements are about to change. The government has announced that there will be new rules for towing a trailer or caravan with a car from autumn 2021
The Paddle Peak River Clean Team have been out again this week. The local community paddlesports charity deep cleaned the banks of the River Derwent between Ambergate and Belper River Gardens. The volunteers were joined by Surfers Against Sewage, the national water quality and environmental charity and British Canoeing.
Great Britain’s freestyle team have won two gold medals and one silver at the 2021 ECA Canoe Freestyle European Championships in Paris, Vaires-sur-Marne.
Great Britain’s under 21 women’s team finished in fourth place at the 2021 ECA Canoe Polo European Championships in Catania, with all four of the GB teams placing in the top ten.
Congratulations to three-time Paralympic medallist Emma Wiggs MBE who has been announced as the winner of the Inspirational Leader of the year award at the 2021 Leaders Sports Awards.