Informal meeting to be held this Friday night 15 December 2006 from 6.00 pm at the South Aust Rowing Assoc function room adjacent to the finish tower on the canoeing/rowing course on Military Road, West Lakes to discuss the future of canoeing in South Australia and Australia. It is critical that representatives from canoe polo attend and understand what is been proposed as changes could have significant impact on their sport.
For about the last 18 months Australia Canoeing Inc (AC) has been suffering severe financial problems brought about by poor financial management of the 2005 World Slalom Championships and 2005 World Canoe Marathon Championships both held in
Dr Kidston's review focused mainly on the kayak and slalom high performance programs and he made 72 recommendations some of which will have considerable impact on canoeing including in
The Board of Canoe
The current national situation is not tenable. Changes need to occur. However, changes have to be in the best interest of the sport now and in the long term. Your involvement at the above meeting will help guide the future direction of canoeing in this state.
for and on behalf of Board of Canoe South Australia Inc