Canoe Slalom – 2016 Rio Olympics

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Updated: June 14, 2016

Canoe Slalom

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Canoe Slalom

Canoe Slalom is one of the water sports that recognises more ancient roots in human history is the boating , consisting of navigation in a lightweight and small size boat. These tiny vessels can be made with high – strength plastic or fibreglass when the goal is simple recreation, or polymers of carbon fibres when the goal is the competition.  Almost 90 years later, 28 countries will compete in the London Games. Encouraged by the permanent inclusion of the whitewater slalom, the sport has distanced undoubtedly the days when he stayed out of the Olympics. Immerse yourself in the 16 events that make up the canoe / kayak, learn the differences between craft and explores the headquarters where they held all the action.

While the term canoeing is widespread in all Spanish – speaking nations, the official name of this ancient sport is ” canoeing “. In all cases, the small boat is driven by the action of a single athlete or teams of two or four members by means of a shovel, misnamed oar. Blades are available from one or both ends, depending on the type of boat and the number of competitors.

 

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One of the water sports that recognises more ancient roots in human history is the boating , consisting of navigation in a lightweight and small size boat.
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