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The Canoe – Film

“If it is love that binds people to places in this nation of rivers and in this river of nations then one enduring expression of that simple truth, is surely the canoe.” This film captures the human connection and bond...

Renovations to Lake Banook’s canoe race tower hinge on hosting worlds

BY CBC NEWS CANADA There's no rush on renovations to the judging tower used to time canoe races at Dartmouth's Lake Banook. Funds to do the work needed to upgrade the facility will hinge on Dartmouth winning the right to host...

Pimenta determined to make impact in front of home crowd

ICF Media - In the blink of an eye during the final of the men’s K1 1000 in Rio Portugal’s Fernando Pimenta felt his Olympic medal chances slip away. Four years after the euphoria of winning Portugal’s first ever sprint...

You know that Canadian myth about having sex in a canoe? Well, about that...

BY JIM RANKIN | THE STAR “A Canadian is somebody who knows how to make love in a canoe.” — attributed to Pierre Berton, 1973 Pierre Berton was fairly certain he never uttered this oft-cited line about a highly specialized Canuck...
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Olympic medal winner Thomas Schmidt develops the “intelligent slalom gate”

"Intelligent slalom gates" - A revolution in canoe slalom? Thomas Schmidt, Sydney 2000 Gold medal winner in the K1, has developed an intelligent slalom gate by putting movement sensors in the poles. The challenge is to distinguish between the...

Sun shines on Coupeville’s canoe races and water festival

WHIDBEY NEWS_TIMES - Cloudless skies and seldom seen sunshine made for a rare event Saturday in Coupeville — a water festival without rain. “I can’t think of a better day we’ve ever had in all the years of the festival,”...

Top paddlers show their strength on opening day of U23 World Championships

ICF MEDIA - Czech Lukas Rohan has qualified fastest for the semi-finals of the men’s C1 on the opening day of the U23 and Junior World Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia. Rohan finished in a time of 92.63, more than one second...
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Great Britain pair secure one-two at Canoe Slalom World Cup

SPORTSBEAT - Great Britain secured a one-two as Kimberley Woods took gold and  Mallory Franklin snatched silver at the women’s C1 event at the 2017 Canoe Slalom World Cup 1 in Prague. On what was a fine day for Great Britain,...

Police investigate suspended GB Canoeing coach after child grooming and sexual assault claims

THE GUARDIAN - The crisis engulfing British Olympic sport over allegations of bullying and abuse has deepened with the revelation that police are investigating a former senior coach at British Canoeing after several allegations were made of child grooming and...

Thomas Konietzko re-elected as German Canoe Federation President

Thomas Konietzko has been re-elected as President of the German Canoe Federation. Konietzko, who is also a vice president of the International Canoe Federation, was confirmed for another four-year term with his home governing body at the organisation's Congress in...

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“Freestyle Kayaking is the Olympic contender”

Written by Jez | Australian Freestyle Kayaking and Boatercross Committee Chair. Freestyle kayaking is now a strong contender for inclusion in the Olympic Games. World...

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