Slalom

Tim Anderson competing in the 2020 Australian Open.

Slalom, the exciting Olympic whitewater sport, requires the paddler to negotiate a series of ‘gates’ on fast-flowing white water. Paddling technique, strength, water-reading skills and speed are combined, with the competitor aiming for a fast run, timed in seconds, with penalties added for gate touches.

Noemi Fox competing in the 2020 Australian Open.

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Visit the Sydney Olympic course at Penrith Whitewater Stadium and see slalom in action.

Join us at theĀ 2020 State Slalom Championships to be held at the Penrith whitewater Stadium on Sunday November 15.

2021 NSW Canoe Slalom Team Selection Policy

Sophie Wilson competing in the 2020 Australian Open. Photo: JGRimages
Declan Ellis competing in the C1 division at the 2020 Australian Open