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2019 Australian Canoe Slalom Teams Announced

Fox Sisters Lead Strong Women’s Team Into Olympic Qualification Season Youngsters Impress Paddle Australia has today announced the 2019 Canoe Slalom national teams to represent...

Jessica Fox Finishes Canoe Slalom Oceania Championships With A Bang

Golden Wrap Up Of The 2019 Sydney International Whitewater Festival The Sydney International Whitewater Festival – Oceania Open Championships wrapped up at Penrith Whitewater Festival...

Tough Day In the Office For Oceania Champion Fox

Germany Takes Home Double Win At Canoe Slalom Oceania Championships Day 2 -- Lowther Impresses In Men's C1 The Sydney International Whitewater Festival – Oceania Open...

The World’s Best Return To 2019 Sydney International Whitewater Festival For A Rematch

The 2019 Sydney International Whitewater Festival returns to Penrith Whitewater Stadium this weekend for the second round and a rematch of the world’s best...

Australian Slalom Paddlers Kick-Off Olympic Qualification Season In Style

Australia’s Canoe Slalom paddlers kicked-off the 2019 Olympic qualification season in style winning one gold, two silver and one bronze medal at the 2019 Sydney...

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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Canoe Slalom Pathways Newsletters

December 2018

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Mar

Mooloolaba to Mudjimba (Grade 2)

Mooloolaba
24 March, 2019
Discipline(s): Recreational - Sea Kayaking
Type of Event: Recreation
Level of Event: club
24
Mar

Basic Skills Course

Westerfolds Park, Templestowe
24 March, 2019
Discipline(s): Canoe Polo,Freestyle,Marathon,Ocean Racing,Recreational - Flatwater,Recreational - Whitewater,Sea Kayaking,Slalom,Sprint,Whitewater (extreme racing etc.)
Type of Event: Education
Level of Event: state
29-31
Mar

Flatwater Skills - Canoe (KTWA)

Perth
29 - 31 March, 2020
Discipline(s): Education
Type of Event: Education
Level of Event: ACAS Training Provider
Training Provider: Paddle WA
30-31
Mar

Coastal & Enclosed Sea Guide/Instructor Training

Victoria Point
30 - 31 March, 2019
8:00am- 4:00pm
Discipline(s): Recreational - Sea Kayaking
Type of Event: Education
Level of Event: state
31-31
Mar

Coastal Skills (KTWA)

Perth
31 - 31 March, 2020
Discipline(s): Education
Type of Event: Education
Level of Event: ACAS Training Provider
Training Provider: Paddle WA
3-29
Apr

Coastal Guide - SOT (KTWA)

Perth
3 - 29 April, 2020
Discipline(s): Education
Type of Event: Education
Level of Event: ACAS Training Provider
Training Provider: Paddle WA
5-8
Apr

Western Australia Slalom

WA
5 - 8 April, 2019
9:00am- 9:00am
Discipline(s): Slalom
Type of Event: Training
Level of Event: state
6
Apr

Inter-club Competition (Mini Olympics) All grades

Clontarf
6 April, 2019
Discipline(s): Recreational - Flatwater,Recreational - Sea Kayaking
Type of Event: Recreation
Level of Event: club
6-7
Apr

ACAS Flatwater Skills Award

Aquatic Reserve Bower Rd West Lakes
6 - 7 April, 2019
9:00am- 4:00pm
Discipline(s): Recreational - Flatwater
Type of Event: Education
Level of Event: state
6
Apr

Basic Skills Course

Westerfolds Park, Templestowe
6 April, 2019
12:00pm- 4:00pm
Discipline(s): Canoe Polo,Marathon,Multisport,Recreational - Flatwater,Recreational - Whitewater,Sprint,Ultra Marathon,Whitewater (extreme racing etc.)
Type of Event: Education
Level of Event: state
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Apr

Get into Paddling

Aquatic Reserve Bower Rd West Lakes SA
6 April, 2019
9:00am- 12:00pm
Discipline(s): Recreational - Flatwater
Type of Event: Education
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7
Apr

ECC - Come N Try Day

ECC - Maribrynong River
7 April, 2019
10:00am- 12:00pm
Discipline(s):
Type of Event: Other
Level of Event: club
7
Apr

River Rambles Women's Social Paddle

Westerfolds Park, Templestowe
7 April, 2019
Discipline(s):
Type of Event: Recreation
Level of Event: state
8
Apr

Chillout - Canoe Games

East Brisbane
8 April, 2019
10:00am- 1:00pm
Discipline(s): Multisport
Type of Event: Recreation
Level of Event: state
12
Apr

Gold 'n' Kids - Kayak Explore

Shorncliffe
12 April, 2019
1:00pm- 4:00pm
Discipline(s): Multisport
Type of Event: Recreation
Level of Event: state
13-14
Apr

Forth Camp Weekend

Forth Camp Weekend
13 - 14 April, 2019
9:00am- 3:00pm
Discipline(s): Slalom
Type of Event: Training
Level of Event: state
13
Apr

Bongaree to Skirmish Pt (G1)

Bongaree
13 April, 2019
Discipline(s): Recreational - Sea Kayaking
Type of Event: Recreation
Level of Event: club
13-14
Apr

Learn to Sea Kayak - Sea Starter Course - Basic Skills (Kayak)

Melbourne
13 - 14 April, 2019
Discipline(s): Education
Type of Event: Education
Level of Event: ACAS Training Provider
Training Provider: East Coast Kayaking
13-17
Apr

ACAS Flatwater Guide and Instructor

Aquatic Reserve Bower Rd West Lakes SA
13 - 17 April, 2019
9:00am- 4:00pm
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Type of Event: Education
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13-14
Apr

PAQS Paddling Supervisor (Lifeguard)

Aquatic Reserve Bower Rd West Lakes SA
13 - 14 April, 2019
9:00am- 4:00pm
Discipline(s):
Type of Event: Education
Level of Event: state
13-14
Apr

Flatwater Guide Course

Westerfolds Park, Templestowe
13 - 14 April, 2019
Discipline(s): Marathon,Recreational - Flatwater,Sea Kayaking,Ultra Marathon,Whitewater (extreme racing etc.)
Type of Event: Education
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