This page draws together kayaking-related information for all of Special Olympics. The coaching materials and other links will help you get a good sense of how this sport contributes to Special Olympics.
Get an overview of the sport of Special Olympics kayaking. View the Kayaking Fact Sheet
Every athlete aims to travel through a specific water distance paddling either on his/ her own or in pairs of two (2), achieving the best possible time. Special Olympics kayaking is a flat-water racing event where athletes compete either on their own or as a pair with another athlete. Kayaking is one of the newest Special
Olympics sports. It requires fundamental abilities in order to be safe and successful.