Yuri Cheban wins Olympic Gold for Ukraine

Yuri Cheban of Ukraine retained his men's 200m canoe sprint title in Rio and set a new Olympic record. A mix-up in qualification rules meant London 2012 champion Cheban initially missed out on a place in Thursday's final before being...

A paddler’ paradise? Tropical Islands in Berlin

The biggest waterpark in the world lies 60km south of Berlin, inside a former airship hangar. An area of more than 16 acres, which is more than the size of six city blocks. So plenty of space for a...

Plans for a new slalom course in Troja, Prague

Plans in Troja/Prague for a new, second wildwater course (slalom, rafting, freestyle) are an important step closer to realisation now the City of Prague has approved buying the land that's required for the project.

The Motions of Kayaking and Canoeing

Photographer Stephen Orlando creates stunning light paintings—sans Photoshop—through long exposures of environmental and physical motion. Orlando reimagines movement through water with his representative light paintings, Motion Exposures. These photographs create rainbow trails of light as they map the graceful gestures of people swimming,...

Vejle Kajakklub in Denmark

The Floating Kayak Club was created for the Vejle Commune by FORCE4 Architects in 2015. Both the club and the architects are nominated for this award. The clubhouse floats over the waters of the Vejle Fjord in Denmark, accessed by...

OPINION

IOC must make radical changes to bid process – maybe even...

By Gianni Merlo, AIPS President The IOC seems to be sailing full speed towards the choice of assigning two summer Olympics, for 2024 and 2028,...

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