Book Ticket for the 2019 Canoe Slalom World Cup in London
The best slalom paddlers in the World are heading to London for a World Cup match form Friday 14th – Sunday 16th June 2019 and you can book your tickets by clicking here.
“There isn’t a better showcase for the sport than Lee Valley and the 2019 World Cup is the perfect opportunity to come down. It is a family friendly sport and venue, and you will get to see the best athletes in the world battle it out for medals at the World Cup.”
– Joe Clarke MBE, Rio 2016 Olympic Champion in the K1 men’s event
Britain has regularly been amongst the top nations in canoe slalom and this is your chance to see Canoe Slalom at its best, you can go there and be inspired, learn the techniques required to improve your paddling or you can just go there and be enthralled by the skill and precision of the World’s top paddlers.
The World Cup will take place on 14-16 June 2019 at Lee Valley White Water Centre, the iconic venue for the London 2012 Olympic Games, and will be the first international slalom competition held in the UK since 2015.
There is a range of tickets available at affordable prices, including:
- £5 admission for adults on Friday 14 June
- Junior (under 16) tickets are only £1 per day and £3 for the three days of the World Cup
- Discounted ticket prices for British Canoeing members purchasing between 1-14 October
- Discounted tickets for newsletter sign-ups purchasing between 15 -28 October
The event will be a great opportunity to see the Great Britain team take on the world’s best paddlers in their build up to the Tokyo 2020 Games and experience a value for money family day out at Lee Valley White Water Centre.
The World Cup includes four individual events – Kayak (K)1 men, K1 women, Canoe (C)1 men, and C1 women –the medal events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, alongside the C2 men’s competition.
On Sunday 16 June the World Cup will also include Extreme Slalom, an emerging discipline in the sport that involves four paddlers racing against each other in boats down the white water course.
Across the three days there will also be a range of family centred activities taking place, including paddling on the water, food and drink stalls, entertainment and an expo village.
Also included in the ticket price is access to the off-the-water inflatable park, one of the largest in Europe, situated within Lee Valley White Water Centre.
Did you know that Olympic Medalist Richard Hounslow learn’t to canoe at Harefield? The very site The Sharks use for training, he was born in Rayners Lane, Harrow, learnt to paddle as a youngster and look where he got. He did it, you can do it.
He is not the only international paddler to train at Harefield, it has been used by many paddlers in the past, some who have gone on to win medals at international events. Harefield where legends are made ….