News

08
September
2017

Over the past twelve months, British Canoeing has commissioned a review of the Personal Performance Awards and wider consultations have been carried out which some of the membership and wider-afield groups have been involved with. Early in 2017, a Personal Performance Awards Working Group was established which has reviewed the research and started to work […]

01
September
2017

CANI have been informed that after the heavy rain last week, there is a lot of debris and trees now blocking sections of the Owenkillew River. Be aware if paddling.

01
September
2017

It’s been a busy month at British Canoeing and we’re pleased to bring you the latest edition of Catch Up with Coaching which is jampacked full of developments.

30
August
2017
30
August
2017

Jessie Brown (18) from Portaferry is taking to the seas this week in a kayak with an aim to complete the crossing of the North Channel from Donaghadee, Northern Ireland to Portpatrick, Scotland.   Jessie will be paddling in a double sea kayak with her Dad, Will Brown, and together they hope to complete the […]

30
August
2017

At the weekend County Antrim Paddle Sports (C.A.P.S) supported by Water Ways Ireland, hosted the Big Bann Canoe Challenge (BBCC) 2017, and what a challenge it was. Participants travel the ancient highway of the Lower Bann River by canoe, paddling from Portglenone to Drumaheglis (23km) over two days, with an overnight camping stop at Movanagher […]

30
August
2017

Dear Paddler   My name is Peter Jones, I am a researcher at Swansea University working on a project called AMBER – Adaptive Management of Barriers in European Rivers (http://amber.international/). This is a Europe-wide project aiming to improve the management of river barriers to increase connectivity and address the ecological impacts caused by river fragmentation. […]

29
August
2017

Once again Mid Ulster Council is offering Sport NI recognised Sports Governing Bodies 50% support towards the hire of Mid Ulster Councils facilities when being used for coach development. It is hoped that this 50% support towards facilities costs will encourage Sports Governing Bodies to organise coach development courses, CPD workshops, seminars and masterclasses in […]

29
August
2017

                  The CANI recreational paddle weekend started off with a 10mile paddle from Carrybridge on Upper Lough Erne and making its way to Enniskillen along the meandering River Erne where it winds its way around the drumlin hills with splendid views of the mountains of Cuilcagh and Toppid […]

29
August
2017

Two Northern Ireland Athletes represented Team GB at the World Canoe Sprint Championships in the Czech Republic on the 23rd – 27th August. Jonny Young took his first and the first Olympic class (ICF) world championship medal for a Northern Ireland Athlete to win the VL3 men’s final. The next day Jonny produced another amazing result and […]