Canoe Association of Northern Ireland

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Canoe Association of Northern Ireland
Canoe Association of Northern Ireland Logo.jpg
Sport Canoeing
Kayaking
Founded 1964
Affiliation British Canoe Union
President Stephen Craig
Chairman Wilson Harte
Secretary Mary Doyle
Official website
www.cani.org.uk
Northern Ireland

The Canoe Association of Northern Ireland (CANI) was formed in 1964[1] and is the governing body for canoeing and kayaking in Northern Ireland. CANI is the Northern Ireland Division of the British Canoe Union (BCU).[2] The BCU is the governing body for the UK. CANI, through the BCU is affiliated to the International Canoe Federation.

It covers all branches of the sport from recreational activities to whitewater racing, slalom racing; flatwater sprint and marathon racing; canoe polo; and surf kayaking.

CANI has some 500 individual members of whom about 400 are coaches.[1] There are also 250 affiliated members,[1] these are paddlers who are members of affiliated clubs. Currently 22 clubs[3] and organisations are affiliated to CANI.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Canoe Association of Northern Ireland. "Background". Retrieved 25 January 2013. 
  2. ^ British Canoe Union. "About the BCU". Retrieved 25 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Outdoor Recreation NI. "Outdoor NI - Canoe Association of Northern Ireland". Outdoor NI - The definitive guide to Outdoor Activities in Northern Ireland. Outdoor Recreation Northern Ireland. Retrieved 25 January 2013.