New Zealand win four medals at canoe sprint world championships as Lisa Carrington stars

STUFF - New Zealand's paddlers have produced the country's greatest medal haul from a canoe sprint world championship, with Lisa Carrington starring. Carrington won four medals - two gold, a silver and a bronze - as the Kiwi team capped the...
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McDonalds Kayak Commercial – Chicken Legend

McDonald’s UK has launched a campaign for its Chicken Legend range that positions the quality chicken burger as a reward that we all need and deserve sometimes. Credits:  Advertising Agency: Leo Burnett, London, UK Creative Director: Pete Heyes Art Director: Cassandra Jamcotchian Copywriter: Hayley...

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...

After doping scandals, Russia reformed testing agency

CANOE.COM - After almost two years under suspension, the Russian anti-doping agency wants to show it’s capable of cleaning up a tainted sports scene. The agency, known as RUSADA, boasts of anti-corruption training and a newfound respect for whistleblowers — a...

Oldest kayaker in town has lived quite the adventure-filled life

BY JON MANLEY - Gig Harbor resident Bee Dietz likes to tell people she didn’t have much choice in who her husband was going to be. Growing up in the Texas Panhandle as a young girl during World War II,...

2017 Canoe Sprint World Championships in Racice a wide-open affair

ICF Media - Three Rio 2016 Olympic gold medallists will be among athletes from more than 60 countries who will be competing in next week’s ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Racice, Czech Republic. Many countries are using the first World...

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...

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...

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...

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British Canoeing jeopardising democracy “in true Soviet style”

Writer: John Mason | Freelance Saturday 25th March British Canoeing (BC) will have its Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM). This meeting is surrounded by issues that...

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