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Paracanoe Talent Programme

British Canoeing's Paralympic Programme are looking for the next generation of paddlers to join their Talent Pathway as they target podium places at the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games and beyond working in partnership with Royal Leamington Spa Canoe Club and Norwich Canoe Club.

The programme has consistently delivered at all major championships, topping the medal table at every competition for the last 10 years, including the Paracanoe debut at the Rio 2016 Games. There has never been a more exciting time to join.

Have you got what it takes to become a Paracanoe Champion………

To be eligible to classify for Paracanoe, do you fall into one of the 3 eligible impairment groups:

Impaired muscle power (upper limb excluded)

Examples of an Underlying Health Condition that can lead to Impaired Muscle Power include spinal cord injury (complete or incomplete, tetra-or paraplegia or paraparesis), muscular dystrophy, post-polio syndrome and spina bifida.

Limb deficiency (upper limb excluded)

Examples of an Underlying Health Condition that can lead to Limb Deficiency include: traumatic amputation, illness (for example amputation due to bone cancer) or congenital limb deficiency (for example dysmelia).

Impaired passive range of movement (upper limb excluded)

Examples of an Underlying Health Condition that can lead to Impaired Passive Range of Movement include arthrogryposis and contracture resulting from chronic joint immobilisation for trauma affecting a joint.

How to get involved:

British Canoeing will run TID campaigns/initiatives. PTCPs will run their own initiatives and come and try it sessions throughout the year. 

To register interest in Paracanoe please complete the registration form HERE

For more details about the Paracanoe Talent Pathway contact [email protected].