Competition Update

It is a busy week for the CANI Performance Programme with all three squads are travelling overseas to compete in major competitions. We wish the best of luck to all CANI athlete’s competing across all the disciplines to find out how to follow each competition and help cheer them on follow the links below.

Surf Squad


This week the Surf Squad is involved in the Surf Kayak World Championships which are being hosted in Galicia, Spain. CANI are delighted that an 8 strong squad of:

Chris Hobson

Mathew Lamont

Jamie Gamble

Megan Gamble

Maedb Lynch

Dualta Lynch

Emil Lazarescu

Sofia Lazarescu

Are representing Northern Ireland at this prestigious event. Coach Marty McCann flew out last Saturday to help support them during this intensive week of  racing and allow the athlete’s to transfer their training into competition. To find out the results and cheer them on click the link below

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Sprint Squad


This weekend the Sprint Squad are headed to Nottingham to compete in the July National Regatta. CANI are delighted that a 3 strong squad of:

Jordan Calder

Craig Wilson

Zoe Thompson

Are representing Northern Ireland at this event. During the weekend they will be joined by Girls4Gold Athlete Afton Fitzhenry who is just back from a training camp in Canada. Ray Sweetlove and Ben Dooley will be taking on the tough task of combining both competing in both K2 and K4 and providing coaching for the Development Squad. To watch live feed and cheer them on click on the link below:

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Slalom Squad

This weekend CANI Athletes:

Hannah Craig

Elliot Davidson

Cade Ryan

Will be taking part in the Canoe Slalom World Cup 3 being held in Liptovský Mikuláš. With the best in the world descending on this small town in Slovakia we are bound to see some competitive racing. To get live feed and cheer them on follow the link below:

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Also within Slalom CANI Talent Squad Members:

Jake Cochrane

Eoin Teague

Alistair McCreery

Are taking part in a joint training camp with Canoe Wales in Prague. A truly world-class venue hosting the World Championships as recently as 2013 and a World Cup just 2 weeks ago this is an invaluable camp giving them the exposure to the tight and technical water Prague is known for.

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