Paddlesport” is the overall term for the sport of Canoeing and Kayaking. Paddlesport in the UK has been a sport for just over 100 years, but as a form of transport the canoe and kayak have a very long history.
There are many disciplines to the sport including:-
- White water kayaking and canoeing
- Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP’s)
- Sea kayaking
- Sit on Top’s are now popular for general touring, white water paddling and sea paddling
- Slalom Competitions
- Racing competitions
- Water polo
More information about all of these different disciplines can be found on the British Canoeing websites.