Va'a Committee - Brazilian Canoe Confederation

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Created in 1999 by Ronald Williams, and introced of Va´a in Brasil, the Brazilian Outrigger Association later remamed the Brazilian Va'a Association started representing Brazil in the International Va'a Federation (IVF) in 2003.

In 2008, Va'a became an oficial modality of the Brazilian Canoe Confederation, with the creation of the va´a committee http://www.cbca.org.br/newcbca/pagina/index/nome/Vaa/id/144.

The Rio Va'a internacional canoe race, organized in Rio de Janeiro since 2002 by Rio Va'a Club is the main va´a event in South America.

This vaabrasil webgroup was created in 2006 to promote exchanges between paddlers and race organizers in Brazil and has members in 7 brazilian states (Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Santa Catarina, Bahia, Federal District, Bahia, Espirito Santo, Pará and Parana).

The group is open to all paddlers that wish to contribute and participate in the development of va'a in Brazil.

Ia Orana and Aloha from Brazil !

Posted by riovaa on Sat, 10/07/2006 - 8:27am

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