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SCA Slalom GB Selection success

Thu 19 March 2015

GB Slalom Selection events 14/15th March 2015

Following an exciting weekend of racing at the Junior & U23 Team Selection Series at Lee Valley 2 U23 Scottish boats (Bradley Forbes-Cryans, K1 Men - Andrew Houston / Michael Brown, C2 Men) have been selected for the British team to compete the U23 World Championship taking place in Brazil next month. In addition  another 6 Junior Scottish Boats (Rebecca Ogilvie, K1 Women -  Sophie Ogilvie, C1 Women – Isla Kelly, C1 Women – Angus Gibson, C1 Men ; Aiden Waters / Aidan MacAleenan , C2 Men – Jacob Holmes / Eddie McDiarmid, C2 Men) have been selected  for the British team to compete the Junior and U23 European Championship held in Krakow, Poland in August.
 
In each of the five classes (C1W, C1M, C2, K1W, K1M) selection was based on the best of two runs on Saturday and two single race results on Sunday, with the best two results from three counting. International panel selectors then reviewed the results in line with the published policy to ensure the necessary performance standards had been met and selected both teams accordingly.
 
The quality of the performance from all the Scottish paddlers was excellent , for the first ever junior selection series taking place on the Olympic venue reflecting  the high standard and level of dedication of all Paddlers, Coaches, Parents and volunteers. Congratulation to all and all the best wishes for the rest of the competition season.