Carmen is a Spanish kayak slalom athlete, and raced with the ESP team many races. She also coached the TIP team from the ICF and other teams like NOR. Now she is more into coaching, and she loves sharing and living experiences through this amazing sport. Her main goal is to create scientific evidence for female canoe slalom. Even though we are getting closer, she wants to fight for equal participation in the near future.
Amélie is a Czech canoe slalom competitor (category K1) born in 2005. She was a member of the national junior team in 2021. Her many hobbies include photography, so she helps in the project as a photographer. Unfortunately, she has been struggling with health problems in recent seasons, including shoulder problems. In the future she would like to help in the preparation of the youngest children.
Jaylene is an athlete and researcher in paddling. She is also a former National team member for sport climbing. She completed a Masters of Science at SFU in Canada studying some of the physical, technical, and tactical skills used in canoe slalom. She is now completing research in Waka Ama (outrigger canoeing) for her PhD at AUT in New Zealand and loving it. Jaylene previously completed research in muscle biomechanics and neuromuscular control. In addition to her PhD, she is involved in research projects with football (soccer) and canoe slalom, including kayak cross.
Anna Barroso is a U23 Spanish canoe slalom athlete. She’s 21 and she’s currently in her last year of International Business degree in Toulouse, France. As a woman athlete this project means a lot to her and she is very motivated to encourage other girls to move their bodies while having fun.