17 year old young guns Alex Haas and Jake Donaghey headlined an exciting final day of racing at the Oceania Championships at Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith, NSW, becoming the first male sprint paddlers to secure Olympic nomination.
Australia’s Murray Stewart is a step closer to being nominated for the London Olympic team after blitzing the field in the Men’s K1 1000 at the Oceania Championships in Penrith here Saturday.
Australia has secured three Olympic quotas at Sydney International Regatta Centre, while WAIS star Alana Nicholls becomes the first Australian to gain Olympic nomination.
Australian canoe paddlers have earned Australia three extra boats at the London Olympic Games with their performances on the first day of the 2012 Sprint Oceania Championships in Penrith on Friday.
Melbourne’s Warwick Draper has earned the right to be nominated to the Australian Olympic Team after a dramatic semi-final in the Men’s K1 at the Oceania Slalom Championships while Jess Fox took K1 silver.
As a nation with a natural affinity to the surf, it is little wonder that many of Australia’s budding Olympians have launched into their respective sports via surf lifesaving.
Western Australian Kynan Maley is the latest canoe slalom paddler to earn the right to be nominated to the Australian Olympic team to compete at the London Games in July after the second qualification race at the Oceania Slalom Championships in Penrith on Saturday.
Sydney teenager Jessica Fox has earned the right to be nominated to the Australian Olympic team after her performance in the heats of the Women’s K1 at the 2012 Oceania Slalom Championships in Penrith here Friday.
Teenage sensation Jessica Fox and former national team member Matthew Gabb have taken massive strides towards Olympic qualification with their performances at the Australian Slalom Open at the Penrith Whitewater Stadium on Saturday.
Get ready for some fast and furious action down the PWS rapids this Friday when an international field containing past and previous world champions take on our Aussie paddlers in what should be an exciting spectacle as the action heats up with Olympic spots and senior selection on the line.