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For all the upcoming Canoeing Victoria events including downriver, check out the calendar.

Wildwater is the ultimate combat, human versus river. Athletes must manage a 4.5 meter long, 11 kilogram, very unstable, composite craft down a river anywhere from flatwater up to grade 4 rapids. Athletes fight the river, obstacles lactic acid, competitors and themselves to be the fastest.

Courses can be as short as 90 seconds for Rapid Sprints, Classic course range arround the 9 – 30 minute mark or go hard for the ultra distance 133km. Events are usually held as a time trial format, paddlers leave individually with between 30 to 120 seconds separating them from the paddler infront.

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Keep checking back here for information regarding Victorian Team selection policies, Team Manager position descriptions and Officials nominations as well as the announcement of the Victorian Team!

Chairperson               Chris Wharton            email optimal@mira.net

Vice Chair                   Matthew French

General                        Wes Hurrey

 

 

If you have any questions or queries contact the Canoeing Victoria office on (03) 9020 2750 or email cvoffice@canoevic.org.au