Canoeing Grand Slam trio to appear at Super September opening weekend at Holme Pierrepont

British Canoeing’s Grand Slam athletes will be at this year’s Sprint and Paracanoe National Championships – the first event in the Super September series. Saturday and Sunday 2 and 3 September. 

Liam Heath, Emma Wiggs and Jeanette Chippington will all be at Holme Pierrepont in Nottingham across the weekend, 2 & 3 September, following their hugely successful World Championships in August.

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The trio are currently Grand Slam Champions, as they all hold their event titles from Rio 2016 and this year’s European and World Championships.

Heath will be at Holme Pierrepont on Sunday after his fantastic display in the K1 200m in the Czech Republic, where he will be available to sign autographs and have photographs.

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Meanwhile, Chippington and Wiggs will be available for signing autographs and taking pictures on the Saturday at the British Canoeing gazebo, following on from their dominant displays in Racice.

The Sprint and Paracanoe National Championships kick-starts Super September, with some of the best athletes in the sport competing against each other in Nottingham.

Based at Holme Pierrepont, there will be a host of high profile athletes and Olympic medallists taking part in a bid to become National Champion, so it is an event not to be missed.

Each weekend in September, there will be several competitions taking place across three locations: Holme Pierrepont, Lee Valley White Water Centre and Richmond Canoe Club.

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A range of disciplines will feature throughout September, from sprint and paracanoe, to canoe polo and freestyle, which showcases the breadth and diversity of the sport.

Following a hugely successful Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games, a number of British Canoeing medallists and athletes will be taking part in Super September, as the first season of the four year cycle leading up to Tokyo 2020, comes to an end.

The Sprint and Paracanoe National Championships are being held 2 & 3 September at Holme Pierrepont in Nottingham. Make sure you head down to see plenty of competitive racing.