See the nearly 1300 comments which were included in our petition for Olympic inclusion. 2014 Feb changeorg comments Almost 6800 signatures. https://www.change.org/petitions/lift-the-ban-on-women-s-canoeing-at-the-olympics-for-rio-2016 We so appreciate everyone’s support!
The Royal Canoe Club reports that in November 2013 the Intl Canoe Federation voted to drop the men’s sprint K2 (2 person kayak) & men’s slalom C2 (2 person canoe) events to make room for women’s sprint & slalom C1 (singles canoe) events for Tokyo 2020. The ICF never publicly announced this, though they did […]
November 2013 – the International Canoe Federation said to Women Canoeists: “Wait until 2020″. [And 2020 is still a "maybe"]. Canoe & Kayak Magazine hits the nail on the head regarding continued delays for women’s canoe and Olympic inclusion. There is no valid reason for this delay – 90 years and counting. See article. Our petition […]
This Mother Jones article was an attempt to delineate Olympic sports and gender equality. Good job, but – they overlook that disciplines exist within sports, and even sub-disciplines, or classes, exist within disciplines, then of course events within these disciplines. All levels should have gender equality to the extent possible. (Women’s pommel horse you ask? […]