Junior Development Squad – Skills Day, 18 September

The Junior Development Squad is being now being run jointly by the  MRC, SRC  and British Canoeing’s Talent Department. 
These are events are for paddlers of the following minimum standards:
Girls –
U16s – Girls C and/or Div 5 marathon or above
U19s – Div 4 marathon or above
Boys –
U16s – Boys C and/or Div 4 marathon or above 
U19s – Div 3 marathon or above
The first event of this new collaboration is on 18 September at Wey Kayak Club, and Ivan Lawler will be the lead speaker.  There are are more details and information on how to sign up
on the web site here.
The JDS is also aimed at those seeking to develop their knowledge and engage with other like-minded coaches.  You do not need to have a paddler attending the events – just come along with a desire to learn, engage and share ideas.

British Canoeing Team for the French National Championships

The announcement of a British team to compete at the French National Marathon Championships is being delayed until early August following the change to the date of the Olympic Hopes regatta, which concerns many of the same athletes and now clashes directly with the French National Marathon Champs.

MRC elections 2021

Following the election held at the Marathon ACM on 14th July, Holly Mobbs of Wey KC and Evan Shephard of Reading CC were elected as members of the MRC.

Along with re-elected members David Enoch (Nottingham), Dyson Pendle (Norwich) and Graham Warland (Banbury), they will serve for a period of two years.

Details of the full Committee can be found here