The Sprint Squad List – Summer 2017, for the England Talent Programme, is now available below. It can also be accessed on the British Canoeing website Talent Programme – Sprint page where you will also find an explanation of the England Talent Pathway:
Acclaimed photographer Antony Edmonds took photos of the Jonathan Schofield (K2 200m silver medallist in Rio, with Liam Heath) autograph session held at the weekend, during the September National Sprint Regatta.
Along with other photos of the regatta, these are available on Antony’s website: Jon Schofield autograph session
The SRC are pleased to announce the Best Performance awards at National Championship regattas and the Junior Canoeist of the Year.
The majority of the trophies will be presented at 14:40 on Sunday 4th September 2016, in front of the grandstand.
The SRC are pleased to announce that the Junior Racing Canoeist of the Year 2015, voted by members of the Junior GB Squad, is Deborah Kerr from Strathclyde Kayak Racing Club.
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.
The Top 6 to 8 per award have been published on www.worldpaddleawards.com 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.
Fantastic news … canoe sprint athlete, Rebi Simon, has been announced on a shortlist of ten nominated for the 2014 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year Award … read more .