Australian Open Canoe Slalom

An event of the 2019 Sydney International Whitewater Festival

The 2019 Australia Open Canoe slalom will see the world’s best Olympic slalom paddlers compete at Penrith Whitewater Stadium as part of the 2019 Sydney International Whitewater Festival -- the largest international whitewater event in the Asia Pacific since the 2000 Olympic Games at Penrith Whitewater Stadium.

Over 300 of the world’s greatest Olympic slalom paddlers from over 30 countries, including several Olympic and World Champions, will compete against Australia’s best, with Australian slalom star, greatest female slalom paddler of all time and Penrith local Jessica Fox kicking off the international season on home waters.

The dual Olympic medallist and seven-time World Champion will spearhead Australia’s highly successful team when they take on the rest of the world in front of a home crowd at the Sydney 2000 Whitewater Stadium with less than 1.5 years to go to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Free spectator entry.

Event times:

Friday 7:30 – 18:00 | Sat. 8:30 – 14:00 | Sun 7:30 – 14:00

Video Transcript

Promotional video for 2019 Sydney International Whitewater Festival showing canoe slalom events


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