- 2010 & 2011 Special Olympics Kayak Team

Special Olympics Kayak Team-in-Training

In 2010 and 2011, Special Olympic athletes participated in the Kayak Team In Training program.   Kayak Team in Training was led by Diane McDiarmid, a certified Special Olympic kayak coach.  Activities included familiarity with kayaks and canoes, kayak handling, kayak safety, paddling in a straight line; racing on a buoyed course and working together as a strong and supportive team.  Each season was capped with Special Olympic athletes competing at local regattas in the kayak division.


Special Olympic paddlers & coaches