Presentacion descenso sella (spain 2)

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Presentacion descenso sella (spain 2)

  1. 1. Made by: Cecilia Miralles Beatriz Granda Marta Suárez
  2. 2. What is it? • The Descenso Internacional del Sella is a canoeing competition that takes place on the first Sunday of August, in a section of the river Sella, between the towns of Arriondas, where the exit is located, and Ribadesella where the finish line is placed. • The competition is organized by the spanish federation of canoeing.
  3. 3. History • In 1929, Dionisio de la Huerta, Benigno Morán and Manés Fernández went on an excursion. They started at Piloña´s river and finished the adventure in Infiesto. The three friends made that excursion in 2h 30min. That was the origin of the Descenso Internacional del Sella. • The competition started in 1932 with the finish line in Ribadesella.
  4. 4. Categories • Cadet • Junior These are the categories in which the competition is divides. Men and women can be mixed. • Senior • Veteran • Centerian In this category the age of the crew, when added, should be at least 100 years.
  5. 5. Modalities C1 C2 K1 K2 RR
  6. 6. Winners from different countries
  7. 7. What does it means? • Many sportsmen and women have taken part in this event year after year. What has brought them here? The juicy money of the prizes, the publicity on the media…
  8. 8. No, you won’t find these things here. The force that moves them are the values of effort, solidarity and fair play, the spirit of fraternity and brotherhood that has inspired generation after generation of human beings to practice and love sport.
  9. 9. • Local people have traditionally joined in the event, cheering up the participants along the river and offering them the best of the local food, traditions and folklore, celebrating this way the importance of the spirit that keeps this competition alive.

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