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...

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...

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...

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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