The race to Paris 2024 begins at Lee Valley

The world's elite canoeists set their sights on Lee Valley, aiming to secure their tickets to the Paris Olympics in a thrilling showdown of skill and speed.

The excitement is building as the 2023 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships makes its return to the world-renowned Lee Valley White Water Centre from September 19th to 24th.

The stakes are sky-high, as this event serves as a crucial qualifier for the Paris 2024 Olympics, adding an extra layer of intensity to the competition.

Nestled amidst the scenic beauty of the Lee Valley Regional Park, this iconic venue, originally built for the London 2012 Olympics, will host almost 300 elite athletes representing 50 countries.

Their mission: to navigate the challenging white waters with precision and agility, all while striving to achieve the fastest possible time. Expect to witness heart-pounding moments as Team GB's brightest stars, including Olympians Mallory Franklin and Joe Clarke, go paddle-to-paddle against the world's best.

But the 2023 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships isn't just about world titles and Olympic dreams.

Spectators can look forward to an array of attractions, including live entertainment, great food, and even the opportunity to try their hand at canoeing. It promises to be a dynamic and family-friendly event, with something to delight everyone.

As the world's elite canoeists prepare to take on the challenging Lee Valley course, join us for a week of adrenaline-pumping action, camaraderie, and the celebration of an iconic sport.

Book your spot here for the 2023 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships is more than just an event; it's an experience you won't want to miss.