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...

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,”...

Almost 1 million visits Sportscene Paddlesports website 2014

In 2014 the Sportscene website www.sportscene.tv was visited almost 1 million times (914,328) with 2.71 million page views. On average this is about 3 page views per visit. Below a table split by quarter. 2014 - Summary by quarter Quarter Visits Pages Q1 - January /...

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...

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...

Could Lisa Carrington tackle four events in Tokyo?

NZ Herald - Lisa Carrington is tempted; her coach Gordon Walker is skeptical. Carrington's dazzling performance in winning four medals at the world canoe sprint championships in the Czech Republic was borne of a desire to test her boundaries and give...

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...

Muller, Swoboda open season with wins in Szeged

IPC MEDIA - Germany’s Edina Muller and Austria’s Markus Swoboda opened the 2017 Para canoe season with victories at the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Sprint World Cup 2 in Szeged, Hungary, held 25-27 May. The two silver medallists from Rio...

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...

Float your boat: Kayak polo players make a row in Brooklyn Bridge Park

They’re making a splash! Crews of competitive kayakers ship out each Sunday for a splashy water sport in the river off of Brooklyn Bridge Park. Kayak polo is a ball game that appeals to those who love being out on...

OPINION

Can we ever eliminate doping in (paddle)sports or “No Dope, No...

Writer: Bill Endicott | World Paddle Awards SUMMARY Doping threatens to destroy the integrity of competitive sports, including paddlesports.  It seems like every day some new...

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