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Canoe Slalom World Cup Prague

The first race of the 2021 ICF World Cup series took place in Prague from the 11th-13th June. Ireland once again fielded a strong team, with a mix of athletes continuing their season from the European Championships in May, and some paddlers getting onto their first start line of 2021. The racing itself provided a [...]

By |2021-06-14T12:57:14+01:00June 14th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Canoe Slalom World Cup Prague

Dublin Pride Health and Wellbeing Week – #LetsGetVisible

Sport Ireland and Sporting Pride have launched the #LetsGetVisible campaign as part of Dublin Pride Health and Wellbeing Week taking place this week from 14th to 20th June 2021.ย  The campaign aims to recognise and acknowledge the importance of visibility and representation amongst the LGBTQI+ community. It gives the sport sector the opportunity to show [...]

By |2021-06-14T11:01:52+01:00June 14th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Dublin Pride Health and Wellbeing Week – #LetsGetVisible

Canoe Slalom Junior Selection Policy Applications

After the allocated week of consultation the Canoe Slalom Junior Selection Policy is now finalised and applications for selection to the Junior Irish Team are now open. Any interested paddlers must send their completed selection application form to slalomsecretary@canoe.ie and performance@canoe.ie, before 5pm Tuesday 15th June, the selection application form can be found below. The [...]

By |2021-06-10T16:45:26+01:00June 10th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Canoe Slalom Junior Selection Policy Applications

2021 Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe European Championships

The first major championship in the canoe sprint season took place last weekend with the Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe European Championships in Poznan, Poland. Racing for Ireland were Patrick Oโ€™Leary and Jenny Egan, preparing to build on their great performances at the first World Cup earlier in May, and racing in the K1 Men, [...]

By |2021-06-10T09:22:23+01:00June 10th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on 2021 Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe European Championships

Level 2 Skills Award Updates

We are announcing some great updates to the Level two skills awards that are coming into effect at the end of May 2021. (please see documents below for detailed outline) We are aware that clubs are finding it difficult to get people on the water, and that the overall growth and development of Paddle Sport [...]

By |2021-06-04T12:26:31+01:00June 4th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Level 2 Skills Award Updates

Canoe Slalom Junior Selection Policy Consultation

We are inviting all interested parties to consult on the 2021 Selection Policy for the Junior Canoe Slalom Team. The current document, available below, is in a draft format pending feedback from all stakeholders. The document will be open for 7 days for feedback, with the consultation period ending on June 8th at close [...]

By |2021-06-01T19:12:00+01:00June 1st, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Canoe Slalom Junior Selection Policy Consultation

Teen Connect Nationwide Meet Up

After the launch and brilliant success of the Teen Connect Zoom series, aimed at connecting young women in paddlesports with their peers, the first on the water Teen connect sessions were held across the 15th and 16th of May. Following on from the online series, these on the water sessions were hugely successful. There [...]

By |2021-05-31T21:21:15+01:00May 31st, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Teen Connect Nationwide Meet Up

Flat water Instructor Training Expression of Interest

Canoeing Ireland is looking for expressions of interest in participating in flat water instructor training or assessment in SUP, Canoe, or Kayak in the coming months. In order to gauge interest there is a form below which we would request any interested paddler fill out. The purpose of this Form is to [...]

By |2021-05-28T11:00:00+01:00May 28th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Flat water Instructor Training Expression of Interest

Canoe Polo Foundation Coach Launch

Canoeing Ireland is announcing the certification of our brand new, and very first, Canoe Polo Award - the 'Canoe Polo Foundation Coach'. The Foundation course will provide Club Coaches with the capability to introduce new participants to Canoe Polo in the safest and most enjoyable way. Most importantly, this course will give help coaches [...]

By |2021-05-25T16:40:27+01:00May 25th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Canoe Polo Foundation Coach Launch

Jenny Egan World Cup Silver Medal

Jenny Egan has made a strong statement with her winning a silver medal in the 5000m at last weekends Canoe Sprint World Cup in Barnaul, Russia. This brilliant performance was backed up by a 7th place finish in the A final of the 200m 2 days previous. These back to back fantastic performances came following [...]

By |2021-05-25T11:10:28+01:00May 25th, 2021|Canoe.ie News|Comments Off on Jenny Egan World Cup Silver Medal
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