More Information to Follow
More Information to Follow
The AGM of Irish Canoe Slalom will take place at
6pm on Saturday the 27th of January
at the Canoeing Ireland Training Centre in the Strawberry Beds, Dublin.
Canoeing Ireland and the Irish Slalom Committee are delighted to invite paddlers to a C1 canoeing workshop coached by a number of athletes who’ve represented Ireland internationally.
C1 is a category of canoeing where paddlers kneel in a boat with a single bladed paddle and these boats can be found across all the disciplines. Ireland traditionally has a great history of this discipline abroad in in competition.
Wild Water Racing and Canoe Slalom C1 will be the focus of the day. The event will take place in Wild Water Canoe Club on Saturday the 24th of February starting at 10am and finishing around 4pm. The workshop is open to all ages and abilities! Boats and Paddles will be provided and there is no charge for the day. Anyone interested please contact Robert Hendrick –email@example.com for more information.
Dear athletes and friends of Irish canoe slalom,
Following the consultation process, I enclose the updated version of the canoe slalom selection policy for 2018.
The committee wishes all our athletes the very best of luck in the coming selection races.
Canoeing Ireland will host a Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Canoe Slalom and Canoe Sprint selection race for young athletes aged 15 and 16 at Leixlip Lake on Saturday 27th January 2018. Athletes must compete in both Sprint and Slalom events of the same category, K1 or C1. From this selection race a team of up 8 athletes, 2 K1 Men, 2 K1 Women, 2 C1 Men and 2 C1 Women can be selected to compete at the ICF World Qualification event in Barcelona, Spain from the 12th – 15th April 2018.
Any young athletes interested in competing at this selection race please contact Pat Hendrick directly, email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details before the 22nd January 2018.
You can also view the selection criteria and further information about YOG at the following links;
The Youth Olympic Games are an elite sporting event for young people from all over the world. An event distinct from other youth sports events, as they also integrate a unique Culture and Education Programme (CEP), based around five main themes: Olympism, Social Responsibility, Skills Development, Expression and Well-being and Healthy Lifestyles. *****************************************************************
Dear Athletes and Friends of Irish Canoe Slalom,
The slalom committee has prepared the attached draft selection policy for 2018 and now ask our athletes and coaches to review it and let us have their feedback.
All opinions are welcome and should be provided to this email address by the 23rd of December in order to enable a final version of the policy to be issued in early January.
The Slalom committee
The Canoe Slalom committee would like to advise that we will be holding a talent ID day at the slalom course in Clonmel on the 9th December 2017.
We wish our Athletes the Very Best of Luck at the upcoming World Championships in Pau. You will see that they are also hosting the WWR championships at the same time!
Mens C1- Liam Jegou and Jake Cochrane
Womens C1 – Caoimhe O’Ferrall
Mens K1 – Eoin Teague and Cade Ryan
Racing starts tomorrow
Wednesday Morning 9:15-12:30 C2M C1W and K1M
Thursday Morning: 9:15-11:45 K1W and C1M
Below is a photo taken at the Opening Ceremony
Good Luck to our Athletes out in Ivrea Italy for World Cup No 4
Womens K1 – Aisling Conlan
Mens C1 – Liam Jegou, Jake Cochrane
Mens K1 – Eoin Teague, Ali McCreery, Tadhg O’Ferrall
Congratulations to Liam who has made it into the Mens U23 C1 Semi Finals On Sunday.
We wish him the very best of luck!