Pan Am Games debut of slalom canoe/kayak to be held in Minden
Ladislav Skantar and Peter Skantar of Slovakia paddle during the canoe double (C2) at the men's Canoe slalom World Cup final in Augsburg, Germany, Sunday Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/dpa, Sven Hoppe)
The Canadian Press
Published Friday, August 22, 2014 1:30PM EDT
MINDEN HILLS, Ont. - The Pan American Games debut of slalom canoe/kayak will be held at the Minden Wild Water Preserve next summer.
The competition is scheduled for July 18-19, Toronto 2015 organizers said Friday.
Athletes will try to navigate a course of hanging gates on river rapids in the fastest time possible. The sport has been part of the Olympic program since the 1992 Barcelona Games.
Tickets will range from $20-$35 and will be available to the public starting Sept. 15.