First gold medals at the 2017 European Championships Canoe Slalom

By Nina Jelenc | ECA The first medals of the 2017 ECA Canoe Slalom European Championships in Ljubljana – Tacen have been awarded to the paddlers of France, Great Britain, Czech Republic, Slovenia and Germany. All the team events were...

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...

2017 World Championships Slalom and Downriver in Pau, France

Nouria Newman | Sportscene Along with Pau-Pyrenees Urban Community President, Martine Lignère-Cassou, and  President of the French Canoe Federation Vincent Blanchet, Tony Estanguet presented the French candidature for the 2017 ICF World Championships to the ICF board in Glasgow. As a...
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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,...
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“SUP will continue to flourish around the globe under ISA leadership”

ISA Press Release - Team Australia capped off a historic week of competition in Denmark and continued their dominance in the ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship, edging out France and New Zealand to earn the overall Team Gold...

1977: “Mr. Nobody [Albert Kerr] Wins the World Championships Canoe Slalom”

Written by Graham Mackereth | Pyranha Albert’s super-human performance was a surprise to many, though not to those of us who knew him; the local paper the next day was headlined, ‘Mr. Nobody Wins the World Championships’, but Albert was far...

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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World Cup Downriver Racing Muotathal, Switzerland

ICF WILDWATER CANOEING WORLD CUP SWITZERLAND 3-4 JUNE 2017 Races Classic Race: ca. 4,4 km, stamina & endurance, duration ca. 12 min. Sprint Race: ca. 400 m, power & speed, duration ca. 60 sec. Program Saturday 3 June 2017 09.00 Start number issue until 11.00 Free training 11:00-12:00 Kayak...

Austrians Leitner and Oschmautz excel on first day

Written by Nina Jelenc | ECA The 2017 ECA Junior and U23 Canoe Slalom European Championships started with heats in C2M, K1M and K1W events both in Junior and U23 categories. Austrians Lisa Leitner and Felix Oschamautz produced the fastest...

Michael Smolen (K1M) and Jessica Fox (C1W) winners final day Oceania Open

Writing and Photography: Jamie Troughton | Dscribe Media New Zealand’s big guns failed to fire on the final day of the Oceania canoe slalom championships in Auckland, though two rising stars managed to salvage home-town pride. Kiwi Olympians Mike Dawson and...

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Doping problem in canoe/kayak worse than reported

Writer: Bill Endicott | World Paddle Awards SUMMARY The doping problem in sports generally and in canoe/kayak specifically is worse than reported in my Sportscene.tv piece of June...

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