Tandem canoe and tandem kayak sprint to finish of 715K paddling race

By Marissa Tiel The race was for second place. After more than 44 hours on the river, the remaining spots in the Yukon River Quest top three would be decided by a sprint. “You start with a sprint; 444 miles; and you...

Esther Wheeler first female to complete Yukon River Quest in solo canoe

BRITISH CANOEING - The Yukon River Quest is the world’s longest annual canoe and kayak race based in Canada. Covering 444 miles across four days, the Yukon River Quest attracts paddlers from across the world to test their endurance, whilst...
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Why are some sprint athletes perceived as the world’s greatest technicians?

Writer: Rob van Bommel | Sportscene A week ago I came across a video with Knut Holmann (Norway) racing at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. The person who posted the video on YouTube classified Holmann as "technically the best...

Naomi Flood guiding five elite Northcliffe ironwomen competing in Nutri-Grain finals

Emma Greenwood, Gold Coast Bulletin - NAOMI Flood may be retired but she has one of the toughest jobs on the beach at this ­weekend’s Nutri-Grain ironwoman series. Flood, a series winner in 2009, Australian ironwoman champion and two-time Olympian...

War On Waste: Cairns anti-plastic warriors set to kayak almost 2,000km from Alaska to...

ABC NEWS - Two anti-plastic warriors from Cairns are set to kayak almost 2,000km from Alaska to Canada next year to bring awareness to the devastating impacts of waste on the environment. Lucy Graham and Mathilde Gordon met four years...

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...
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Schedule World Masters Games New Zealand Canoe/Kayak

Auckland pulled out all the stops to welcome the more than 28,000 participants from around New Zealand and across the globe, to compete in 28 sports at 48 WMG2017 venues for the next 10 days. Paddlesports are represented by...

Vejle Kajakklub in Denmark

The Floating Kayak Club was created for the Vejle Commune by FORCE4 Architects in 2015. Both the club and the architects are nominated for this award. The clubhouse floats over the waters of the Vejle Fjord in Denmark, accessed by...

Jess Fox protests against easier women’s course at World Cup

NICOLE JEFFERY | THE AUSTRALIAN - Olympic canoe slalom medallist Jess Fox has accused her international federation of setting the sport back 40 years by making the women’s C1 course easier than the men’s at the World Cup event...
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Ljubljana is ready for the 2017 ECA Canoe Slalom European Championships

By Nina Jelenc | ECA Only one day is left until the 2017 ECA Canoe Slalom European Championships in Ljubljana – Tacen (SLO) which will start with an opening ceremony in the city centre of Slovenian capital in front of...

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Women being ignored at the 2017 West Marine Carolina Cup

Open letter by Pam Boteler, President of WomenCAN International, to the organisers of the '2017 West Marine Carolina Cup'. An annual surfski and sup...

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