Slalom Slalom News

July Marple Slalom

On the Friday afternoon, Ashlee Dack and a team of MCC volunteers began to get busy down at Dale Road. To prepare the river, practice gates were put aside so that Saturday's Division 3/4 course could be erected.

Just as important, the canteen was set up in readiness to provide a seemingly endless stream of hearty nourishment. On Saturday morning, competing paddlers, friends and family arrived for a day among the gates.

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Marple Slalom Report

Last weekend saw the club site at Marple buzzing with activity as our home canoe slalom event took place. During Friday afternoon the training gates on the river were slowly replaced by race gates as a challenging course took shape. Saturday and Sunday saw paddlers of all abilities test their skills on the river as they negotiated the gates as quickly and cleanly as possible.

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Marple Slalom - 30th & 31st August

The club is running a Division 3/4 slalom race at the club site on the 30th & 31st August. We need as much help as possible to successfully run this event.

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National Interclubs Slalom Championships 2012

Canadian team

Once again Manchester entered a team for the Interclubs; we have competed every year since it was first ran maybe 25 years ago, except once. Until last year our best result has been 3rd, which we achieved a couple of times, but last year we came second to Stafford & Stone CC who have won it nearly every year.

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Manchester's Own Make the Grade!

The hard work has paid off for three of Manchester Canoe Club’s talented junior slalom paddlers as they are selected for the National Junior Winter Squads.

Amy and Jade Hollick in the Ladies’ Kayak class and Alastair Paterson in the Canoe singles, all seek to make their mark in the slalom world as they train to perform over the coming months. You all have the full support of the club!

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