Depression and comeback in (paddle)sport

Jonathan Males | Performance1 - It takes resilience to compete at the highest levels of our sport, and even the most successful competitors will experience the pain and disappointment of failure at some time in their careers.   Normally the...

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...

Slalom athlete Warwick Draper becomes Ninja Warrior

Three times Olympian Warwick Draper competes at Australian Ninja Warrior: a sports entertainment competition that pits competitors against each other by competing in extremely difficult obstacle courses. Warwick says he has a strong chance of winning as he trains upper body...

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...
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Jenny Egan was in a canoe before she was born

Jenny Egan's Mother jokes that she’s been afloat in a canoe since before she was born. It’s that sort of family. The water was never far away and the woman who first picked up a paddle to race competitively at the...

Czech canoe marathon star Mojžíšek back for another Berg crack

By Dave MacLeod | Gameplan Media Respected Czech Republic marathon paddler Petr Mojžíšek has added his name to the entry list for the upcoming Berg River Canoe Marathon, joining Hungarian former world champion Adrián Boros in a strong looking international...

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...

Rafa Ortiz goes over 70-foot waterfall with inflatable lobster

RED BULL - Rafa Ortiz has a penchant for throwing himself down white water rapids and waterfalls but this time he’s done it on the most unlikely of vessels...an inflatable lobster. The blow-up crustacean is something you’d more likely find...

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“Freestyle Kayaking is the Olympic contender”

Written by Jez | Australian Freestyle Kayaking and Boatercross Committee Chair. Freestyle kayaking is now a strong contender for inclusion in the Olympic Games. World...

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