Submitted by cardiff2012 on Fri, 09/03/2012 - 16:15
CANOE CRAZY FANS ARE SNAPPING UP CARDIFF WORLD CUP TICKETS
Tickets are now on sale at www.canoecardiff2012.com for the 2012 ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup, from the 8 -10 June, at Cardiff International White Water.
This is the first ICF World Cup event awarded by the ICF (International Canoe Federation) to Cardiff International White Water which opened in Cardiff in March 2010.
Canoe Cardiff 2012 gives people the chance to see world-class water sport heroes, including teams who will compete in the London 2012 Olympics Games. A specially-built grandstand will see paddlers ride a 300m adrenaline fuelled course, racing through up to 25 gates, in raging rapids. Exhibition stands at the event village will also be showcasing the latest in paddle kit and water sports equipment.
With over 38 nations competing, the ICF World Cup Series is the most prestigious event for Canoe Slalom professionals, and is one of the most exciting Canoe Slalom events in the calendar for paddlers and spectators alike.
Executive Member for Sport, Culture and Leisure, Cllr Nigel Howells, said “I am delighted that Cardiff is hosting this year's ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup. Spectators will be able to see world class water sports up-close in the state of the art, Olympic-standard, Cardiff International White Water (CIWW).
“The Council has worked closely with the Welsh Government in securing the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup.
“The city has proven time and time again that we can play host to world class sporting events, and CIWW is attracting a whole new sporting audience to the city.
“What makes Paddlesports particularly exciting is that anyone inspired by the event can experience the thrill of white water. It is wonderful to see CIWW being used by all abilities, from beginner to Olympic professional.”
The on demand white water facility based at the International Sports Village offers an exciting range of water sports from white water rafting to canoeing and kayaking. It also provides a variety of packages from Hen and Stag Party’s to Corporate and Team Building days. To find out more about CIWW visit www.ciww.com .
Buy your tickets now and take advantage of the advanced sales ticket discount. Go to www.canoecardiff2012.com and visit the online shop for details.