Women in Paddlesport - Joan Breen Paddler Profile

Women in Paddlesport – Joan Breen Paddler Profile 

CANI believes that a diverse membership and participation base makes for a more enjoyable experience for all, and our current members – including women and men of all ages – come from a wide range of backgrounds. But research shows that significantly fewer women take part in all sports and physical activity as compared to […]

Club, Athlete and Coach Educators Profiles

Club, Athlete and Coach Educators Profiles 

Mark Torbitt who is on placement with CANI from Jordanstown University has created profile sections to the CANI website for Clubs, Athletes and Coach Educators. Clubs So far we have 12 club profiles uploaded on the website and are hoping to hear back from the other clubs as soon as possible. We have been profiling […]

The Vikings are coming!

The Vikings are coming! 

Gather your team for NSPCC Northern Ireland’s Viking Boat Races and prepare for a battle on the River Lagan! Join the marauding hordes at Cutters Wharf, Stranmillis, at 12pm on Sunday 3 May and ‘slay’ the opposition in this fun-filled annual event. Battle against the clock to be the winner of your category, with the […]

Afton Fitzhenry - April Regatta

Afton Fitzhenry – April Regatta 

April regatta was the debut for my c1 racing career, the preparation started many months before – constantly adapting, changing, and challenging myself and my paddling. This regatta was the senior national competition held at the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham. In the days counting up I practiced my race plan usually a long […]

Jonny Young - European and World Selections

Jonny Young – European and World Selections 

Last weekend was the first race of the season over here at the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham. As usual the day before the race the sun was out and the water calm but during the regatta everyone had to battle strong headwinds with some brutal gusts creating havoc. I raced in two kayak […]

Discipline Support Module Weekend - Feb 2015

Discipline Support Module Weekend – Feb 2015 

The Discipline Support Modules are designed to assist Coaches who currently hold British Canoeing Coaching Qualifications, and who want to gain more knowledge about some of the more specialist disciplines On Saturday 7th February the Slalom Discipline Support Module 1 was delivered by Russell Smith from Canoe England. It was great that the course was […]

Performance Coach Development Weekend - Feb 2015

Performance Coach Development Weekend – Feb 2015 

Performance Slalom Coach Weekend At the end of January Craig Morris from British Canoeing came to coach and mentor Matthew McKnight who was himself coaching the CANI Slalom Squad for a weekend’s training. The Slalom squad was also joined by several club observers who also benefited from Craig’s visit. Craig is the lead Podium Potential […]

Notice of special general meeting

Notice of special general meeting 

Dear Member CANOE ASSOCIATION NORTHERN IRELAND (“the Association”) NOTICE OF SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING CANI, with assistance from Sport N.I, have appointed the legal firm of Cleaver Fulton Rankin to review and amend CANI’s legal company structure. This project has come as a result of our continued growth and the increased assets since our current legal […]

Adopt a Spot 2015

Adopt a Spot 2015 

Is there an area in your community that could do with a clean up? Are you fed up of unsightly graffiti, litter and dog mess on your doorstep? With 96% of Northern Ireland’s streets having been found to have litter, why not join forces with Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful and Adopt a Spot! The Adopt […]

Paddle 4 Sport – Club League 2014 overview

Paddle 4 Sport – Club League 2014 overview 

Grass roots racing! Paddle 4 Sport league finished its first year of competition on a high note this December at the Foyle Paddlers annual White Water race. Ninety one paddlers from 14 clubs attended the event which had six classes and with competitors raging in age from 14 to 60. Near perfect water levels produced […]