10 words to help you understand whitewater lingo

GRIND TV - Learning a new sport is as much a cultural endeavor as a physical one. Navigating through the paddling social scene in particular can be bizarre and challenging because though some words overlap, the sport hasn't ingrained...

Avon Descent competitor numbers rise, with conditions best seen in decades

ABC NEWS - There has been a spike in last-minute registrations for this weekend's Avon Descent with veteran paddlers saying river conditions are the best they have seen in decades. More than 300 people are set take part the two-day...

Olympic medallists head field at 2017 ICF U23 and Junior World Championships

ICF Media - Olympic medallists Emma Jorgensen and Isaquias Santos head a list of more than 900 athletes from 62 countries in Romania this week to contest the 2017 ICF Canoe Sprint U23 and Junior World Championships. Jorgensen, a K1...

Woman Pleads Guilty in Fiancé’s Kayak Death on Hudson River

The New York Times - A woman accused of killing her fiancé by tampering with his kayak and then leaving him to drown in the cold and choppy waters of the Hudson River pleaded guilty on Monday to a reduced...

World Games attracts best canoe polo teams in the world to Wroclaw

ICF Media - It’s not called a World Championships, but the canoe polo competition at this month’s World Games in Wroclaw is as good as the very best the sport has to offer. Seven of the world’s best teams, both...

Lisa Carrington claims gold at Matariki Awards

Maori Television - World Champion Kayaker and Olympic gold medalist Lisa Carrington has taken out the Te Waitā Award for Sport at the 2017 Matariki Awards. The Te Aitanga-a-Māhaki descendant is one of Māoridom's most successful and decorated sportspeople. Tonight, she...

AuSable River Canoe Marathon Teams To Battle For Starting Positions With Three-Day Sprint Event

Crawford County Avalanche - Change is good? The AuSable River Canoe Marathon made a significant adjustment to the annual race’s time trials last year by moving the course. Time trials – a three-day event slated for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, July...

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...

Behind the Lens: Faces of Freestyle with Peter Holcombe

Canoekayak.com: Can you take us through the technical side of the shoot. What gear did you use? Any challenges? Peter Holcombe: This shoot took place at the Arkansas River in Buena Vista, Colo. I was set up on the large...

Canoe polo is a thing and Sudbury may become a hot spot for it

By Randy Pascal Sudbury might yet become the destination of choice for the Canadian Canoe Polo Championships on a more regular basis. That is the word from 2017 event organizer Gergely Lanci, as the tournament converged on Ramsey Lake for the second...

OPINION

Doping problem in canoe/kayak worse than reported

Writer: Bill Endicott | World Paddle Awards SUMMARY The doping problem in sports generally and in canoe/kayak specifically is worse than reported in my Sportscene.tv piece of June...

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