Let’s Settle This in Court: What, Exactly, Is Stand-Up Paddleboarding?

NEW YORK TIMES - The age-old questions. Is light a particle or a wave? Is Certs a breath mint or a candy mint? Is bridge a sport or a game? And now add this one: Is stand-up paddleboarding more like canoeing...

Rio 2016 Illness Rates Lower Than Previous Games

Around The Rings - A study of illnesses and injuries from the Rio 2016 Olympics shows overall athletes stayed healthier than the previous two Summer Olympics. The study published on July 29 in the British Journal of Medicine “recorded daily incidence...

Rio silver medallist Luuka Jones enjoying the challenge of two disciplines

Luuka Jones is keen to brush up on her French. She's also determined to push herself to discover if she can cut the Olympic canoe slalom discipline in a bid to pursue success in two events at the Tokyo Olympic...

No Sleep, Keep Paddling: Kayaking 300 Miles In ‘Everglades Challenge’

‘I’ve been hallucinating, talking to a tiny spirit baby hanging onto the boat.’ Our editor paddled through glory and despair in the 300-mile Everglades Challenge. TWELVE HOURS INTO THE RACE we encounter our first manatee. Our kayak stops with an abrupt thud, the...

Some competitors pull out of Payette River kayak race due to safety concerns

KTBV TV - One of the largest kayak races in North America is making major changes because of this year’s snowmelt. The North Fork Championship, which takes place on the North Fork of the Payette River, draws competitors from all...

70-year-old kayaker crosses Atlantic Ocean for third time

GRIND TV - That’s right: A 70-year-old man decided to paddle some 4,000 miles across open ocean – completely solo and unsupported – in a craft smaller than most lifeboats. Not to mention, it was his third time completing a transatlantic...

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...

De Gennaro plots Italian job at Slalom World Cup in Ivrea

ICF MEDIA - The last time the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup came to Ivrea in northern Italy it was just before the Rio Olympics, and local paddler Giovanni De Gennaro stole the show and confirmed he was the...

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...

Ford paddles back onto national team at 50

ROCKY MOUNTAIN OUTLOOK - Turning 50 has not slowed down kayak legend David Ford. The five-time Olympian earned a spot on the Canadian national team with a win and two silver medals at the 2017 whitewater kayak/canoe slalom national team...

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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