¡Felicidades y Parabéns Women’s C1 200 competitors in the 2014 South American Games. This was the first time women’s canoe was included in the South American Games. 5 countries participated with new countries Peru and Argentina on the line. Ecuador’s Anggie Avegno wins the Gold by a hair over Chile’s Nancy Millan Valdés. Brazil’s Valdenice […]
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 […]