Kayak Program announced as SASI Program of the Year at Awards

&nbsp At the recent SASI 2004 Awards Night, the SASI Kayak Program was awarded 2004 Program of the Year.

&nbspBelow is an excerpt from the awards night program.

&nbspIn 2004, SASI canoe/Kayak program won 42 medals at the National Championships-10 gold, 19 silver and 13 bronze. 3 athletes were selected to the national senior team, 2 of these Kate Barclay and Susan Tegg, went on to represent Australia in Athens. Another 5 athletes were selected to National emerging and junior teams.

&nbspIn addition Head Coach David Foureur was appointed as the Ladies K4 Women’s coach for the Olympics.

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&nbspThe program is also recognised around Australia as the model program leading the way in junior development in a very close partnership with Canoe SA.

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The judging for this award is based on National and international results, national benchmarking, integration with SASI services, initiatives and program management are all considered.&nbsp