What is Paracanoe?
Paracanoe is the international canoe competition structure for people with physical disabilities. From 2016 Paracanoe sprint events will be included in the Paralympics in the 200m kayak (K1) and 200m Va’a (V1) *Va’a is the term used for a traditional Tahitian rudderless outrigger Canoe (known in New Zealand as Waka Ama).
For more information contact Greg Owen
The classification process is under review by the ICF, more details will be available at the end of 2013.
Paracanoe Leaflet ICF
Para Resources 1
Para Resources 2
Paracanoe supporting material