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Fox’s Double Delight at NSWIS Awards

Paddle Australia's canoe slalom star Jessica Fox and mother Myriam have completed an historic season of competition by taking out the prestigious female athlete and coach...

Jessica and Myriam Fox and Curtis McGrath finalists in AIS awards

World champion paddler Jessica Fox and mother Myriam Fox-Jerulsalmi, also her coach, have been named as finalists in this year’s AIS Sport Performance Awards. The...

Jessica Fox Inspires Western Sydney Kids

Dual Olympic medallist and greatest individual slalom paddler of all time Jessica Fox received a rock-star welcome, when she arrived at Ropes Crossing Primary...

Successful Slalom NTS Camp Wraps Up In Penrith

Paddle Australia’s National Talent Squad (NTS) of 11 junior athletes from Tasmania, Victoria and NSW came together at Penrith’s Whitewater Stadium from 29 September...

Greatest Female Slalom Paddler Jess Fox Makes It Double Gold

The records continued to tumble for Australia’s Jessica Fox on the final day of the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Rio, her victory...

Slalom racing is one of two Olympic canoeing disciplines. Racing takes place in singles and doubles (men only), in kayak and canoe (men only) classes. Race are held at local, state and national regattas at junior and senior level, in classes for men, women and veterans.

The first wild water slalom competitions were held in Switzerland in 1933. In slalom competitions each athlete completes two runs of the course on a route with 20 gates suspended over the river.

The competitions are against the clock and the result of each round is obtained by adding the time taken in seconds, and adding the penalties awarded at each gate by a judge. In a normal race, it is the best run of the two that counts.

For big international events there are three rounds, Qualification, Semi-Final and Final. Paddlers get two runs in the Qualification round with their best run counting. The paddlers progressing through to the Semi-Final, where the slate is wiped clean, get one run with top 10 results from the Semi-Final. In the Final, paddlers are ranked in reverse order from their Semi-Final result and again they get one run that determines their final ranking.

The International Canoeing Federation has a long tradition of slalom competitions. They formed part of the programme of the Olympic Games held in Augsburg (Munich, Germany, 1972), La Seu d”Urgell (Barcelona, Spain, 1992), Ocoee (Atlanta, USA, 1996) and in Penrith (Sydney, AUS, 2000). World Championships have been held since 1949.

The World Cup, which was given official status in 1993, is held yearly, and consists of three competitions programmed on at least two continents. The freshness and spectacular nature of wild water competitions always assures wide TV coverage. At the present time there are canoeing federations in 107 countries, including all the major industrialised nationals. Slalom is practised in 45 of these, with France, Germany, Britain, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Italy and Slovakia leading the way in Europe, and USA, Canada and Australia in the other continents.

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15
Dec

ECC Basic Strokes/Induction Course 2/2

ECC - Maribrynong River
15 December, 2018
9:00am- 12:00pm
Discipline(s):
Type of Event: Other
Level of Event: club
17
Dec

Flatwater Guide - Kayak (ACHPER)

Perth
17 December, 2018
Discipline(s): Education
Type of Event: Education
Level of Event: ACAS Training Provider
Training Provider: Paddle WA
18
Dec

Paddle Oz Kids - Starter

Coomera - Regatta Lake
18 December, 2018
9:00am- 11:00am
Discipline(s): Recreational - Whitewater
Type of Event: Recreation
Level of Event: state
18
Dec

Paddle Oz Kids - Action

Coomera - Regatta Lake
18 December, 2018
1:00pm- 3:00pm
Discipline(s): Recreational - Flatwater,Recreational - Whitewater
Type of Event: Recreation
Level of Event: state
19-20
Dec

Flatwater Guide - Kayak and Canoe (ACHPER)

Perth
19 - 20 December, 2018
Discipline(s): Education
Type of Event: Education
Level of Event: ACAS Training Provider
Training Provider: Paddle WA
20
Dec

Paddle Oz Kids - Discovery

Coomera - Regatta Lake
20 December, 2018
9:00am- 11:00am
Discipline(s): Recreational - Whitewater
Type of Event: Recreation
Level of Event: state
20
Dec

Paddle Oz Kids - Action

Coomera - Regatta Lake
20 December, 2018
1:00pm- 3:00pm
Discipline(s): Recreational - Flatwater,Recreational - Whitewater
Type of Event: Recreation
Level of Event: state
21-22
Dec

Sea kayak safety and rescue

21 - 22 December, 2018
Discipline(s): Education
Type of Event: Education
Level of Event: ACAS Training Provider
Training Provider: Adventure Training Consultants
3
Jan

Whitewater River Rescue January 3, 2019

Hobart
3 January, 2019
Discipline(s): Education
Type of Event: Education
Level of Event: ACAS Training Provider
Training Provider: Tasmania
3-6
Jan

Wildwater National Championships

Mersey, TAS
3 - 6 January, 2019
Discipline(s): Wildwater Canoeing
Type of Event: Competition
Level of Event: national
4-6
Jan

2019 Wildwater Nationals Championships

Mersey River
4 - 6 January, 2019
Discipline(s): Canoe Sprint
Type of Event: Competition
Level of Event: State
5
Jan

Get into Paddling

Aquatic Reserve Bower Rd West Lakes SA
5 January, 2019
9:00am- 12:00pm
Discipline(s): Recreational - Flatwater
Type of Event: Education
Level of Event: state
5
Jan

Introduction to the Sweep Roll & Tune your Roll

Bongaree, Bribie Island
5 January, 2019
7:30am- 12:00pm
Discipline(s): Recreational - Sea Kayaking
Type of Event: Training
Level of Event: club
5
Jan

Basic Skills Course, Bongaree Bribie Island

Bongaree Bribie Island
5 January, 2019
7:30am- 10:30am
Discipline(s): Recreational - Sea Kayaking
Type of Event: Recreation
Level of Event: club
6
Jan

Chillout - Kayak Games

Graceville
6 January, 2019
9:00am- 12:00pm
Discipline(s): Multisport
Type of Event: Recreation
Level of Event: state
7-9
Jan

Forth River Festival

forth River, Tasmania
7 - 9 January, 2019
9:00am- 5:00pm
Discipline(s):
Type of Event: Competition
Level of Event: club
8
Jan

Chillout - Canoe Games

Bald Hills
8 January, 2019
9:30am- 12:30pm
Discipline(s): Multisport
Type of Event: Recreation
Level of Event: state
8-13
Jan

2019 Australian Slalom Championships

Brady's Lake Slalom Course
8 - 13 January, 2019
Discipline(s): Slalom
Type of Event: Other
Level of Event: state
10-13
Jan

2019 Canoe Slalom Senior National Championships

Bradys Lake
10 - 13 January, 2019
Discipline(s): Canoe Sprint
Type of Event: Competition
Level of Event: State
10-13
Jan

Canoe Slalom National Championships

Brady's Lake, TAS
10 - 13 January, 2019
Discipline(s): Slalom
Type of Event: Competition
Level of Event: national
12
Jan

2019 Paddle Queensland State Sprint Championships

Wyaralong Dam
12 January, 2019
Discipline(s): Canoe Sprint
Type of Event: Competition
Level of Event: State

CANOE SLALOM TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

Chair – Sarah Forsythe – slalom@canoe.org.au

Vice Chair – Kate Vvyan

Ex-officio Member – Mike Druce

Ex-officio Member – Shaun Stephens

Member – Russell Bassett

Member – Peter Eckhardt

Member – Lucy Williams

Member – Sue Natoli

Member – Chris Thompson

2015

INTERNATIONAL

DOMESTIC


 

2014

INTERNATIONAL

DOMESTIC


 

2013

INTERNATIONAL

ICF World Championships ICF World Cup 1

ICF World Cup 2

ICF World Cup 3

ICF World Cup 4 ICF World Cup 5

ICF World Cup Standings ICF Junior & U23 World Championships

Australian Open

DOMESTIC

National Championships

Selection Event 3

Selection Event 4


2012

INTERNATIONAL

ICF World Cup 1

ICF World Cup 2

ICF World Cup 3

Oceania Championships

Australian Open

London Olympics

 DOMESTIC

National Championships


2011

INTERNATIONAL

ICF World Championships

World Cup 1

World Cup 2

World Cup 3

World Cup 4


2009

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Senior Trophies

Illawarra Trophy
(K1M)
Illawarra Trophy
(K1M)
Peter Grey Trophy
(C1M)
Melbourne Canoe Club Trophy (C1W) Nelson / Songberg Trophy (C2M)
2017 Timothy Anderson Jessica Fox Ian Borrows Jessica Fox Fiebig / Fiebig
2016 Ben Pope Rosalyn Lawrence Christian Fabris Jessica Fox Draper / Anderson
2015 Alistair Anderson Jessica Fox Christian Fabris Rosalyn Lawrence Pope / Jeffery
2014 Lucien Delfour Jessica Fox Robin Jeffery Jessica Fox Jeffery / Hodson
2013 Warwick Draper Rosalyn Lawrence Warwick Draper Jessica Fox Jeffery / Hodson
2012 Will Forsythe Jessica Fox Warwick Draper Jessica Fox Watkins / Eckhardt
2011 Will Forsythe Kate Lawrence Robin Jeffery Rosalyn Lawrence Jeffery / Forsythe
2010 Will Forsythe Kate Lawrence Christian Fabris Jessica Fox Guniea / Guniea
2009 Warwick Draper Sarah Grant Kynan Maley Guniea / Guniea
2008 Anthony Brown

Junior Trophies

NSW Canoeing Inc
(K1M)
Best Performing
(K1W)
The Judy Boocock Trophy
(C1M)
Lawrence Family Trophy
(C1W)
Best Performing
(C2M)
2017 Robert Jeniszewski Kirra Wall Lachlan Bassett Alexandria Choate McLaughlan / Shameih
2016 Tristian Carter Nina Meuller Tristian Carter Alexandria Choate Hobbs / Carter
2015 Angus Thompson Nina Meuller Tristian Carter Noemie Fox Fiebig / Fiebig
2014 Angus Thompson Kate Eckhardt Brodie Crawford Noemie Fox Crawford / Lowther
2013 Daniel Watkins Noemie Fox Brodie Crawford Noemie Fox Borojevic / Glaes
2012 Daniel Waktins Jessica Fox Andrew Eckhardt Jessica Fox Watkins / Eckhardt
2011 Alan Robinson Jessica Fox Reilly Edwards Jessica Fox Rajic / Ivkov
2010 Alan Robinson Jessica Fox Adam Rajic Jessica Fox Rajic / Ivkov
2009 Jaxon Merritt Jessica Fox Jaxon Merritt Jessica Fox Rajic / Ivkov

State Trophies

ACAWA Canoes Plus Whitebrook GLW Junior
2017 PVC VIC NSW VIC
2016 MCC NSW WA WA
2015 MCC VIC VIC VIC
2014 PVC NSW NSW WA
2013 SCC WA WA WA
2012 MCC VIC VIC VIC
2011 MCC NSW NSW WA
2010 MCC VIC VIC VIC
2009 MCC VIC VIC VIC