The development of the Sprint Performance Academy is a key action within the Sprint Performance Strategy, primarily for athletes in the U23 age-group, helping them to gain the skills and knowledge to progress and transition onto the World Class Programme.
In November 2019, British Canoeing and UK Sport jointly commissioned a panel of independent experts to deliver a ‘Situational Analysis’ of Canoe Sprint in Great Britain. The panel was asked to investigate the factors contributing to the underperformance of the British Canoeing Sprint World Class Programme against World‐level medal aspirations, and to consider the potential for Canoe Sprint to be competitive across multiple events, and to win more than 1 or 2 Olympic medals per cycle in the future.
the first progress report on the British Canoeing Sprint Performance Strategy has been released. The update outlines the steps that have been taken, and the outcomes from the early stages of the Performance Strategy work.