The 2020 Olympics was one for the history books, with athletes overcoming many challenges on the road to Tokyo including a postponed Games date, training in lockdown, quarantine periods and not being able to compete against their international rivals in the 12+ months prior.
There is just one week to go until Australia’s Olympic and Paralympic Canoe and Kayak sprint athletes will converge on Adelaide for the 2021 Paddle Australia Canoe Sprint Championships.
A lifeline has been thrown to athletes, including a trio from the SA Sports Institute, with news of their selection on to the Australian team which will compete at the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2021 as part of the canoe sprint team.
Several of Paddle Australia's up-and-coming talent will be on show at a key event in Slovakia in September, the Canoe Sprint Olympic Hopes Regatta
SASI Kayak Coach Laurence Fletcher will take the reins of the Australia's men's under-18 team which will compete at the ICF Canoe Sprint Junior and under-23 world championships in Pitesti, Romania, between August 1 and 4
A mix of experience and youth have been selected to compete in the 2019 Canoe Sprint Olympic qualification program with SASI athletes strongly represented
The rising and established stars of Australian paddling were keen to show their best form at the 2019 Canoe Sprint National Championships in Perth with South Australian athletes to the forefront.
Athletes from around Australia, including a strong line up from SASI, are set to hit the water in Sydney when the Canoe Sprint Grand Prix is held
Athletes are ready for high-class competition when the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championship begins in Portugal, Montemor o Velho between August 23 and 26
Cat McArthur secured her first podium at senior level while fellow South Australians Matt Goble and Josephine Bulmer also performed in Duisburg.