Sophie Ogilvie - winter training at Lee Valley - picture © Kim Jones


Email your best slalom action photos to .

Winter Legacy Training Sessions

The England Slalom Talent Programme will be running dedicated slalom sessions on the Legacy Course at the Lee Valley White Water Centre this Winter. These slots are for the England Slalom Talent Programme Southern RTA group, but other paddlers can book provided they meet the access conditions. Sessions run every Monday and Tuesday from 1900 to 2000.

The cost is £10 per session or £60 per month. For more details and to book email . Payment must be made before the session.


Slalom Posters

We are happy to publish a miniature on this page, linked to your bigger poster. The miniature will be small. Keep pictures and text big and bold!


Get Reinstated

Used to paddle slalom? Reckon you could still kick .....? Why not get reinstated and race again? Or you'd like to have a shot at another class, or you're just a good paddler who's never got into slalom? Here's a form to make applying for reinstatement/ranking easy.

Canoe Slalom
International Panel Statement

Following the conclusion of racing at Premier Division events in 2018, the following are confirmed as eligible to enter the 2019 Senior and U23 Team selection series>

Minutes of Committee Meetings

25 Nov   ACM 24 Nov     4 Aug
9 Jun   21 Apr     27 Jan
26 Nov
30 Jul
    ACM 25 Nov
20 May
  28 Oct

Jem Vanquish C1 Clear Carbon Hull Metallic Grey Deck with red trim

On Tuesday 11th December at approx. 17:30 I left HPP but had not tied my boat on to my roof rack. It has come off somewhere between HPP and my house. My best guess is between HPP car park and the traffic lights at the end of Regatta Way.

I’d really like it back if you have found it.

Ranking Lists - 2019 Yearbook

Check your new bib number! Here are the Ranking Lists as they will appear in the 2019 Yearbook.

Missing Paddle

A Galasport C1 paddle with a carbon shaft, wooden T-piece and red tape on the shaft went missing from HPP a few weeks ago. It was a very busy weekend with the squads from England, Wales and Scotland all having training days. Possibly someone has picked it up by mistake and not known who to get it back to.

If you have found one without the red tape please let us know as it still may be ours, someone may have removed the tape but we would still be able to tell if it is ours. Please check your paddles and let me know if you find it - email , or if you see Mike or Edward Dickinson you could hand it to them. Thanks, your help is appreciated.

WANTED: Independent Member for Canoe Slalom International Panel

British Canoeing is looking to appoint an additional independent Member to fill a vacancy in line with the constituted terms of reference.

This will be an individual with extensive knowledge of Canoe Slalom and the talented athletes within the sport. They will not be members of the British Canoeing Performance Senior Leadership Team, or the British Canoeing Slalom coaching team. MORE>

Pictures Wanted!

Joshua Olivant at Stone - picture © Stephen Pearce

We get lots of great pictures of the slalom stars and the rest of Prem, but we don't get enough of people in the other divisions having fun. Let's have Dad and your seven-year-old in a C2, your eleven-year-old's first Div 4...

It must be slalom and we're picky about picture quality, but let's have a bit of a competition! Email your pictures to


18 Nov Proteus Winter Slalom

Eurosport to show international canoeing in lead-up to Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The International Canoe Federation and Europe's number one sports destination, Eurosport, have announced an exciting two-year deal which will guarantee live coverage of all ICF canoe slalom and canoe sprint World Cup events including Olympic Qualification in 2019 and 2020. MORE>

Bib not back? YOU'RE LATE!

The deadline for returning bibs was 30th November. If you hurry up your Bib Officer might accept it back, but they won't give much grace. Please get your bib in the post unless you really want to keep it and pay for a new one next year.

Reminder to Prems: if you do not get your bib back you will be billed £25 to cover the cost of replacement.

And please:

Use the sort of envelope you can put an A4 page in unfolded

Undo the buckles and fold the bib so as to avoid fat bits

Put at least £1.26 on it in postage

Include a (small) stamped addressed envelope for your bib voucher.

Div 1 K1M: Nick will be at the ACM 24 November.

Div 3 K1M: Karen will be at the ACM 24 November.


Saturday 24th November 2018

Agenda, Forms and Papers>


England Talent Programme:
C1 development days for Athletes and Club Coaches

As part of British Canoeing's strategic plan to achieve a balanced (gender and class) inclusion across all squads within the England Slalom Talent Programme there are a number of training days and camps planned focused around C1 Development.

These camps will be trialled in the 2018/19 winter. The content of the days will be bespoke to the needs and abilities of those individuals who expressed an interest in attending.

The England Slalom Talent Programme truly want to impact C1 development and want to ensure that the learning outcomes from these days are carried into regular sessions. Coaches are highly encouraged to attend with their athletes and there will be a focus on coach development built into the days provision.

More details about this day can be found HERE>

Registration to attend these days can be made through THIS LINK>

British National Champions 2018

Top Men’s K1

Etienne Chappell

Philip Haywood Rose Bowl

Top Women’s K1

Fiona Pennie

Liz Sharman Trophy

Top Men’s C1

Will Smith

Trustee Savings Bank Trophy

Top Women’s C1

Sophie Ogilvie

Ormskirk Trophy

Top C2

Harvey and Thomas Merrifield

Streamlyte Trophy



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Last updated 14/12/2018