Category Archives: Athletes

  May 2017 National Course Records

Following a new course record that was missed in the original publication of the official results for the May 2017 national sprint regatta, which has since been updated, here are the 5 new course records that were achieved. Well done to all involved.

  1. Senior Men K4 500m – ODP – M Bowley/L Fletcher/D Johnson/M Robinson – 1:23.53
  2. Girls K4 500m – NTS – E Brockway/Z Clark/R Kneen/R Myburgh – 1:44.41
  3. Girls U18 C2 500m – FLA – M Bradley/N Keenan(SPS) – 2:43.34
  4. Paracanoe Men KL1 K1 200m – I Marsden – 50.09
  5. Paracanoe Men KL2 K1 200m – N Beighton – 44.32

  Young still a force in the Va’a despite move to kayak

Last year’s Paracanoeing Worlds silver medallist Johnny Young proved he is still a force to be reckoned with in the Va’a despite making an almost complete switch to the kayak this season.

On the final day of the Worlds selection trials, part of the National and Open Championships in Nottingham, it was a the turn of the Va’a competitors to bid for their places on the team bound for Milan next month … read more.

  World Paddle Awards 2014

You can vote on your favourite nominee for the World Paddle Awards 2014. The voting campaign will close late January 2015 and the top 3 for each category will be announced in February 2015.

The Top 6 to 8 per award have been published on and you can vote by ‘liking’ (Facebook button) or ‘tweeting’ (Twitter button) at the bottom of each nominee profile. All actual/physical clicks on these buttons will be counted as a vote. The weighting of these votes is 50% with the Academy vote the other 50%.

GB nominees include Steve West, Ginny Coyles, Claire O’Hara, Antony Edmonds and the Team GB Paracanoeing team.