Kayak and Canadian Canoeing in Edinburgh
Forth Canoe Club is a volunteer run club for canoeing in Edinburgh. We are Scotland's oldest existing canoe club and are based on the Union Canal in the city centre. Our club includes everyone from world champion athletes to recreational day trippers, paddling kayak and canadian canoes of all styles. See the activities we do at Forth.
The first Stephen Churcher Team Trophy was awarded at the Scottish Slalom Champs this weekend in memory of the FCC member. The first winners of the trophy were all former FCC members Bradley, Jonny and Cameron. The trophy is designed to represent the tips of three boats circulating around an upstream gate.
The money raised at Steve's funeral is planned to be used for a bench to be placed at Tully.
Our polo captain Poppy has been competing for GB this last week at the ICF Canoe Polo World Championships in France. Competing in a ranking of 8 teams her paddlers came in an impressive fourth having lost a thrilling semi-final to Germany. Get full details on the ICF Page and watch them on the YouTube channel.
Forth paddlers, Lois and Sam both won Gold at the British Junior Slalom Championships held at Tees Barrage on Saturday 20th September. On very demanding white water with a tough course many younger paddlers were struggling but both Lois and Sam put in excellent runs to win their respective categories. Their results were:
Lois - K1 Women J12 (12 and under) - 1st - British Champion!
Sam - K1 Men J10 (10 and under) - 1st - British Champion!