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Paracanoe

Charlotte Henshaw MBE

Charlotte Henshaw MBE impressively became Paralympic champion at her first Games as a paracanoe athlete, claiming gold in the women’s…
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Jonathan Young

Jonathan Young has been a strong and consistent performer on the international paracanoe stage for nearly a decade. He first…
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Dave Phillipson

European champion from 2018, Dave Phillipson made his fourth appearance at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo, and first in paracanoe,…
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Jon Tarrant

Jon ‘Taz’ Tarrant was introduced to paracanoe after seeing it showcased at the LimbPower Games in 2019. From there he…
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Laura Sugar MBE

Laura Sugar MBE became Paralympic champion in Tokyo in 2021 just three years after joining the World Class Programme. With…
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Ellen Field

Ellen Field competes in the women's VL2 event and is new to the World Class Programme for 2024. Getting into…
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Lindsay Thorpe

Lindsay Thorpe is among the athletes on the World Class Programme for 2024 after a fantastic performance at the European…
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Stuart Wood

Stuart Wood reached a career high at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo in 2021 as he claimed bronze in the…
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Emma Wiggs in action

Emma Wiggs MBE

Emma Wiggs MBE is one of the most decorated athletes in paracanoeing history. She won KL2 gold as paracanoeing appeared…
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Ed Clifton

Ed Clifton is still a relative newcomer to paracanoe having switched to the sport in 2021. He was formerly a…
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Hope Gordon

Hope Gordon

After winning three silver medals from across the 2021 and 2022 World Championships, Hope Gordon reached the top of the…
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Robert Oliver

Rob Oliver provided one of the most dramatic moments of the Paralympic paracanoe competition in Tokyo in 2021 as he…
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Jeanette Chippington OBE

Jeanette Chippington OBE is one of the world’s most successful paddlers ever, with over 30 medals to her name since…
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Jack Eyers

Jack Eyers became a two-time world champion in 2022 after a huge couple of years racing the men's VL3 event.…
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