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Canoe Slalom

An Elite Development Program (EDP) run in conjunction with Paddle Australia (PA) and Paddle Tasmania (PT).

Objective:

To identify and develop talented Tasmanian canoe slalom athletes through to competitive standards at an international level.

Program:

The program aims to provide a high performance daily training environment and additional support to athletes demonstrating potential to contribute to PA's international performance targets.

To support the development of Tasmania’s elite canoe slalom athletes, the TIS offer scholarships which provide access to the below:

- strength and conditioning
- nutrition
- massage
- coaching
- sport psychology
- sport science
- athlete wellbeing and engagement services (formally known as personal excellence)
- access to specialised equipment
- support for athletes competing in national and international events

Selection:

Scholarships will be offered on consideration of results from the previous year's competition season and demonstration of continual performance improvement, potential selection to an Australian Canoeing National team, and desirable high performance behaviours.

Selections will be made by a panel consisting of:

  • Paddle Australia National Performance Director
  • Paddle Australia National Pathway Manager
  • Paddle Tasmania representative
  • TIS representative
  • Relevant program coaches

Program Year:

1 May to 30 April.

For more details:

Alisa Denne
Manager, Sports Programs
EmailAlisa.Denne@tis.tas.gov.au

Kate McLaughlin
Sport Program Coordinator
Email: Kate.McLaughlin@tis.tas.gov.au