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There are Olympic Canoeing events for men, but none for women. Join the cause. Help us change this. OUR MISSION: To inspire and enable women to achieve equality and excellence in Olympic canoe racing by developing a complete range of development and racing opportunities locally, nationally and internationally. And, to promote and support canoeing for recreation and as a way of life.
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REQUEST FOR DOCUMENTS FROM International Canoe Federation —  Severely Lacking in Gender Equality, Universality and Good Governance
November 20th, 2014NewsWomenCAN Intl 0 Comments

**This is a request for the ICF to make decisions, processes, voting records, etc. available for the public and to reconsider several 2015 decisions.** In our November 17, 2014 blog post we presented data reflecting the male dominated European culture of the International Canoe Federation (ICF). The data show a nearly all male Board, an […]

UPDATE: International Canoe Federation Board 90% Male / Executive Committee and Committee Chairs 100% Male
November 17th, 2014NewsWomenCAN Intl 0 Comments

ISSUE:  90 years and counting – the International Canoe Federation (ICF) remains almost exclusively a male-only club, with European men dominating key leadership positions. This is their commitment to gender equality and universality? From the ICF website:   “….in 1996, the IOC [International Olympic Committee] adopted a policy that ‘the International Federations should immediately establish […]

Australia’s Jessica Fox Wins Prime Minister’s Outstanding Women in Sport Award
October 18th, 2014NewsWomenCAN Intl 0 Comments

Congratulations to Australia’s Jessica Fox – winner of the Prime Minister’s Outstanding Women in Sport Award!  She was the 2014 World Champion  in Slalom C1 & K1 – a feat no other paddler has accomplished, male or female.  More information about the award. Read more about Fox’s historic double world championships in canoe and kayak. Sydney Morning […]

2014 South East Asian Canoeing Championships – Women’s Canoe
October 18th, 2014NewsWomenCAN Intl 0 Comments

The 2014 South East Asian Canoeing Championships (SEACC) took place October 11, 2014 at Marina Reservoir, Singapore.   Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar and Thailand competed in only women’s canoe events at this year’s SEACC – the C1 200. Congratulations to Gold medalist Truong Thi Phoung from Vietnam, who won by over 4 seconds over silver medalist Naw Cherry […]

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    Jessica Fox - Canoe Slalom Athlete was one of a select group of athletes invited by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Thomas Bach (GER), to attend the launch of the Olympic Agenda 2020 proposal in Lausanne, Switzerland. We love the idea of an Olympic Channel. We also love the idea of Women's Canoe Debut […]
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    Canadian Canoeist Heather Smith - who is a physical education teacher when she is not paddling - created this awesome picture graph to illustrate how to use "thinglink". She wanted to show her students a different - more fun - way to present research. Place your cursor over each dot to learn more. One of […]
  • We request from the ICF - to make publicly available - a list of all approved an... November 20, 2014
    We request from the ICF - to make publicly available - a list of all approved and disapproved motions presented for the 2014 Congress with their justifications, ICF Congress participant voting records, how Board members/Chairs are nominated and selected, a reconsideration of the 2015 Worlds Program, etc. International Canoe Federation: Severely Lacking in Gender Equality, […]
  • Australia's Jessica Fox was among just 11 athletes to participate in a round tab... November 20, 2014
    Australia's Jessica Fox was among just 11 athletes to participate in a round table discussion with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach before Tuesday's official launch of its "Agenda 2020" at the Olympic museum in Lausanne, Switzerland. This article states: http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/11/19/fox-fired-over-olympic-gender-equality Australian canoeist Jessica Fox has welcomed a commitment by the International Olympic Committee to […]
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    Jessica Fox - Canoe Slalom Athlete - with IOC President Bach and others for the Agenda 2020 launch. We hope she got a plug in for Women's Canoe for Tokyo 2020! Jessica – Australian Canoeing – Olympic silver medallist Slalom Kayak 2012; YOG gold medallist; YOG Young Ambassador From the IOC website: IOC President says […]