Australia’s canoe slalom paddlers will return to Penrith Whitewater Stadium this weekend for the 2022 Canoe Slalom Australian Open.
It will also double as the second last racing opportunity on home soil for Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Jessica Fox, before she heads overseas in preparation for the ICF World Cup season and 2022 World Championships.
Dual Olympian Lucien Delfour will also headline the Australian Open, looking for back-to-back titles after taking out the men’s K1 final at Oceania Championships.
All eyes will be on the exciting new Olympic discipline Extreme Slalom on Sunday evening. The discipline which is set to make its Olympic debut in Paris 2024, sees four athletes go head-to-head in a race to the finish.
At the Oceania Championships it was Noemie Fox who took out the women’s title, but as the current Extreme Slalom World Champion – Jess Fox will be the one to watch.
We’ve got you covered with everything you need to know about how to watch and stay up to date.
When are the 2022 Canoe Slalom Australian Open and 2022 PA Canoe Freestyle Championships being held?
25-27 February 2022
Who is competing and how do I follow the results?
For the schedule, entries and results head to:
How can I watch?
The 2022 Canoe Slalom Australian Open semis and finals (Saturday and Sunday), as well as the 2022 PA Canoe Freestyle Championships, will be live streamed via Paddle Australia’s Facebook Page and YouTube Channel
Where is the event being held and can I attend?
The 2022 Canoe Slalom Australian Open and 2022 PA Canoe Freestyle Championships are being held at Penrith Whitewater Stadium. Spectators are welcome, and must adhere to the COVID safety regulations in place at the venue.
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