Last day of Junior & U23 Euros shows Olympic hope

By Nina Jelenc | ECA The last day of the 2017 ECA Junior and U23 Canoe Sprint European Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, brought 44 races, 32 of them were A finals in the 500 and 200 metres events in junior...

Funk gives Augsburg crowd plenty to cheer about

By Ross Solly | ICF Media, Kanu Schwaben (for German press release scroll down) Photography: Birke Oud Germany’s Ricarda Funk has sizzled down her home course in Augsburg to claim gold in the women’s K1 final at the second ICF Canoe Slalom...

Winners of the 1000 meter at the Junior & U23 European Championships

By Nina Jelenc | ECA On the third competition day of the 2017 ECA Junior&U23 Canoe Sprint European Championships which takes place in Serbian capital Belgrade the first medals have been awarded to the best athletes in the 1000 metres...

Tough course brings out the best in the best in Augsburg

By Ross Solly | ICF Media, Kanu Schwaben (for German press release scroll down) Photography: Birke Oud Czech Vit Prindis made it two wins in a row, Australia’s Jessica Fox was back to her best, and Germany’s Robert Behling and Thomas...

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...
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Belgrade welcomes Europe’s best young canoe sprint athletes

By Nina Jelenc | ECA The organisers of the 2017 ECA Junior and U23 Canoe Sprint Championships are ready for the first Canoe Sprint European Championships in the season 2017. Belgrade, Serbia, will welcome Europe’s best young canoe sprint athletes...
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Great Britain pair secure one-two at Canoe Slalom World Cup

SPORTSBEAT - Great Britain secured a one-two as Kimberley Woods took gold and  Mallory Franklin snatched silver at the women’s C1 event at the 2017 Canoe Slalom World Cup 1 in Prague. On what was a fine day for Great Britain,...

Some competitors pull out of Payette River kayak race due to safety concerns

KTBV TV - One of the largest kayak races in North America is making major changes because of this year’s snowmelt. The North Fork Championship, which takes place on the North Fork of the Payette River, draws competitors from all...

Brits triumph at GoPro King of the Alps competition

British Canoeing - Saturday 10th June saw over 150 athletes from 18 different nations joined together to compete in the 6th edition of the GoPro King of the Alps. The Passier Valley in South Tirol, Italy hosted yet again an...

Olympic medallists line up for season-opening Slalom World Cup in Prague

ICF MEDIA - The first ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup event of 2017 will see all but two of last year’s Olympic medallists, along with a who’s who of previous World Champions and Olympic finalists, competing on the famous Troja...

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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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