With this week seeing a return to paddling it is great to hear of people’s joy being back on the water in England. The British Canoeing Events team are working hard to prepare guidance for a future return to competitions and events when Government guidance permits….a slightly different week to what we had planned.
The British Olympic Association (BOA) and British Canoeing have today confirmed that the five canoeing athletes already nominated for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will remain as selected to represent Team GB at the rescheduled Tokyo Olympic Games in July- August 2021.
Gareth Wilson, British Canoeing’s canoe slalom podium technical coach, put his canoe kit back on over the weekend (4 April), not to paddle, but to run a full marathon in his back garden.
The European Canoe Association has confirmed further event cancellations or postponements in light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
British canoeist Adam Burgess has some extra power in his paddle as he goes for glory this summer.
British Canoeing has announced that Energy Generator Hire has been appointed as an event partner for three of its major events over the next 18 months.
British Canoeing and Jaffa have today launched a competition for school pupils to design a racing bib to be worn by MacGregor the Mascot at the 2020 ECA Canoe Slalom European Championships.
Canoe Slalom athlete Eilidh Gibson has been announced as one of 40 participants to take part in a unique campaign let by women’s sports charity, the Women’s Sport Trust.
Tim Lodge, Chair of the Athletes’ Commission for the ICF, has been appointed to the IOC’s Athletes’ Declaration Steering Committee.
The Canoe Sprint and Canoe Slalom International Panels have published their respective 2020 U23 and Senior Selection Policies and supporting statements.
Seren Dwr's Etienne Chappell claimed the Wales Young Sportsman of the Year 2019 at the BBC Cymru Wales Sports Personality of the Year Awards in Newport.