Joe Clarke ready to go extra mile to repeat Olympic glory

ABERDEEN EVENING EXPRESS - Joe Clarke is determined to go the extra mile again over the next Olympic cycle as he targets a successful defence of his K1 canoe slalom gold in Tokyo. The 24-year-old’s victory in Rio was one of...

Brits triumph at GoPro King of the Alps competition

British Canoeing - Saturday 10th June saw over 150 athletes from 18 different nations joined together to compete in the 6th edition of the GoPro King of the Alps. The Passier Valley in South Tirol, Italy hosted yet again an...

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...

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...

French dominate World Cup Wildwater Canoeing Muothatal

ICF MEDIA - Excellent results for Switzerland in the Wild Water Racing World Cup in Muotathal this weekend when Classic and Sprint races were held on the Muota River. Melanie Mathys from Solothurn continued her winning run following on from...

Jenny Egan wins K1 5,000m gold in Portugal

Published by The Irish Times Jenny Egan won gold in the K1 5,000 metres at the canoe sprint World Cup in Portugal. The 30-year-old Ireland paddler came out on top in a long battle with Estefania Fernandez of Spain. Lizzie...

ETH Zurich’s 3D printed concrete canoe wins award for design innovation

By Sam Davies | TCT Magazine ETH Zurich, a team of researchers operating in the largest Swiss city, have for the third year in a row won a Design Innovation award. This year, it was for their 3D printed concrete...

Olympic medallists line up for season-opening Slalom World Cup in Prague

ICF MEDIA - The first ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup event of 2017 will see all but two of last year’s Olympic medallists, along with a who’s who of previous World Champions and Olympic finalists, competing on the famous Troja...

ICF rules out Belarus compensation bid for missing Olympics

INSIDE THE GAMES - The International Canoe Federation (ICF) has claimed no further payments will be made to Belarus after the country demanded up to $500,000 (£388,000/€447,000) in compensation following a decision to ban some of its competitors from...

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...

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Olympics & Gender Equality: Why Focusing on Men “Losing” and...

By Pam Boteler | President of WomenCAN International The title of your June 20, 2017 article “Olympic Canoeing Prizes Balance and Adds More Women to...

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