Wildwater Racing

Annual Consultative Meeting – 17th November 2021

The 2021 Wildwater Racing Annual Consultative Meeting is planned to take place on the evening of Wednesday 17th November, all those with an interest in Wildwater Racing are very welcome to attend. This year it will again be held online due to the ongoing Covid situation. Registration to attend will open approximately one month before the meeting.…
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GB Team Trip Report

Thanks to Lucy Guest for this trip report. The start of the European tour started in Spain with the senior European championships. The journey there was not plain sailing with a very bumpy ferry crossing, strangely many suffered from sea sickness. However once ashore there was some customs excitement and then a short drive to…
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GB 2021 teams for Senior World Championships, Bratislava & World Cup, Treignac

The Wildwater Racing Committee are pleased to announce the below selected teams for the Senior World Championships (Sprint) to be held from 21st – 26th September in Bratislava, Slovakia and the World Cup races, 1st – 3rd October in Treignac, France. Sprint World Championships MK1 Freddie Brown Rob Jefferies Jacob Holmes WK1 Victoria Murray Laura…
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Stadium Safety & Rescue Training

We are currently working with Serco at the Holme Pierrepont White water course to secure access for paddlers wishing to use the course in Wildwater Racing Canoes and Kayaks. In order to aid this process we need volunteers to complete the BC Stadium and Safety rescue course.  The objective is to provide underpinning knowledge and…
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Revised GB 2021 European Championships Senior Team

It is with regret that is has been necessary to revise the Team selected for this year’s European Championships 12-15th August 2021, Leon, Spain. When the teams were announced it was brought to our attention that there had been an error in the allocation of points used for the ranking of athletes. This was investigated…
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GB 2021 Junior & U23 Teams Announced

The Wildwater Racing Committee are please to announce the selected teams for the Junior and U23 European Championships 25th-28th August 2021, Solkan, Slovenia. Congratulations to the athletes that have been selected. A big thank you to the Selection Committee of Chair Mark Burton and members, Cathy Winne, Jane Miller, Richard Vincent and Grant Anderson. Junior…
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Solkan will host the 2021 ECA Junior and U23 Wildwater Canoeing European Championships

Solkan will turn into the wildwater capital for junior and U23 wildwater paddlers this August. First, the well-known venue will host the ECA Junior and U23 Canoe Slalom European Championships, and only a week later the ECA Junior and U23 Wildwater Canoeing European Championships will take place on the same venue. The decision came after…
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2021 ICF Junior and U23 Wildwater Canoeing World Championships cancelled

The International Canoe Federation board has confirmed the cancellation of the 2021 ICF Junior and U23 Wildwater Conoeing World Championships Full report of the ICF Board decision on congress and upcoming ICF events Team selections will still go ahead. Wildwater Racing Commitee

British Canoeing Non-Olympic and Junior Sprint/Slalom 2021 International Team Travel Covid-19 Policy Statement

Following the government’s announcement on new Covid-19 travel rules for people in England, British Canoeing are pleased to announce that from 19 July travel to amber listed countries is now permitted for non-Olympic and junior sprint/slalom teams. The existing DCMS elite exemption will continue to apply to Olympic sprint and slalom, and Paralympic Paracanoe senior…
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Wildwater Racing- England and Wales Entry level events, Day Tickets and Club Associate members

In England and Wales, British Canoeing and Canoe Wales allow paddlers who are not full National Association Members to enter an event if it is defined as an ‘Entry Level Event’. This applies to paddlers that are Club Associate members or will be paying the additional Day Ticket fee to the organiser. For clarification, Wildwater…
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