The board of Australian Canoeing has released selection criteria for the Australian Ocean Racing World Championship Team to compete at the ICF World Surf Ski Championships at Vila do Conde, Portugal, 12-14 July 2013.
In each class a certain number of Athletes will be selected based on their results in the only selection event, the Sydney Northern Beaches Downwind, 18 or 19 May 2013 (The course will be between Palm Beach and Fisherman’s Beach (or vice versa) unless otherwise advised.
The selection panel may consider athletes based on their results in major races in the past year and current performance or placing including the Molokai Surf Ski Race 2013.
As this is the inaugural team selection, Australian Canoeing has reduced the nomination fee from the normal $70 to $35.
All paddlers must be AC members and register their interest in being selected before 30 April 2013.
Masters must register but do not have to pay the registration fee, unless they want to be considered for the Open team.