Naomi Flood guiding five elite Northcliffe ironwomen competing in Nutri-Grain finals

Emma Greenwood, Gold Coast Bulletin - NAOMI Flood may be retired but she has one of the toughest jobs on the beach at this ­weekend’s Nutri-Grain ironwoman series. Flood, a series winner in 2009, Australian ironwoman champion and two-time Olympian...

Jess Fox protests against easier women’s course at World Cup

NICOLE JEFFERY | THE AUSTRALIAN - Olympic canoe slalom medallist Jess Fox has accused her international federation of setting the sport back 40 years by making the women’s C1 course easier than the men’s at the World Cup event...

Six years on, Markkleeberg returns to Canoe Slalom World Cup circuit

ICF Media - The athletes are ready, organisers are ready, but everyone has one eye on the sky as Friday’s opening day of the third ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup in Markkleeberg, Germany, fast approaches. Not that the forecast of...

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...

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...

Women’s canoe added to 2020 Olympics, opening doors for female athletes

By Paul Palmeter, CBC News When the International Olympic Committee announced last week that women's canoe events will be added to the 2020 Games, it was news Hannah MacIntosh had been waiting to hear for years. "As an athlete, you have a list...

You know that Canadian myth about having sex in a canoe? Well, about that...

BY JIM RANKIN | THE STAR “A Canadian is somebody who knows how to make love in a canoe.” — attributed to Pierre Berton, 1973 Pierre Berton was fairly certain he never uttered this oft-cited line about a highly specialized Canuck...

British Canoeing appoint Rene Olsen as senior technical coach for Olympic sprint programme

By Sportsbeat British Canoeing is pleased to announce the appointment of Rene Olsen as the new senior technical lead coach for the Olympic canoe sprint programme. The former sprint and marathon canoeist, who represented Denmark in the sport, has plied his...

Mike Dawson wins extreme canoe slalom gold

NZ HERALD - Paddler Mike Dawson has become the first New Zealander to win a World Cup canoe slalom medal. Two-time Olympian Dawson won the men's extreme canoe slalom final at the opening cup of the season in Prague today. He held...

How To Live Beyond Your Life

JOE JACOBI - One of my more memorable whitewater slalom competitions didn’t take place at an Olympic Games or in a far away, culturally unique world capital. Instead, it is one particular race: our 1996 U.S. National Championships — a big deal for...

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Slalom athlete Lucien Delfour asks ICF for fair play after given...

Note Sportscene - Publishing the open letter and video above from athlete Lucien Delfour is not to criticise the judges who often sacrifice their...

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