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...

Women being ignored at the 2017 West Marine Carolina Cup

Open letter by Pam Boteler, President of WomenCAN International, to the organisers of the '2017 West Marine Carolina Cup'. An annual surfski and sup race at Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, USA. Dear Carolina Cup I've hesitated to write this, but, it needs...

Steffi Horn and the Ivaldi’s win in Mezzana

By Luca Scaramella A synergic effort, uniting Val di Sole kayak lovers wanting to take back the sport in one of its most beautiful natural stages, with the local administration, the touristic board, many private partners and sponsors as well as numerous...

Could Lisa Carrington tackle four events in Tokyo?

NZ Herald - Lisa Carrington is tempted; her coach Gordon Walker is skeptical. Carrington's dazzling performance in winning four medals at the world canoe sprint championships in the Czech Republic was borne of a desire to test her boundaries and give...

Brain doping – the newest weapon in the quest for athletic performance

By Gianni Merlo | AIPS President Let's face it - doping has sadly become the main issue facing sport.  Almost every day we are bombarded by news of doping scandals at all levels.  Athletes, federations, and clubs are under constant...

Showdown of different disciplines in the 45th edition of the Waterland marathon

Sean Rice, former ICF World Surfski Champion and the first South African ever to race in the Amsterdam Waterland Marathon, will be joining us at the classic race coming Saturday 22 April. He will be racing against former world...

Canadian sprint paddlers open fresh quadrennial with first day of Sprint Team Trials

By Ian Miller | Canoe Kayak Canada MONTRÉAL, QC (May 13, 2017) – Sprint paddlers opened a new quadrennial of competition today at the Olympic Basin in Montreal, QC. Athletes competed for selection to National Teams including the contingent to represent...

Polish celebration at the Euros Slalom in Ljubljana

By Nina Jelenc | ECA Team Poland had many reasons to celebrate at the third competition day of the 2017 ECA Canoe Slalom European Championships in Ljubljana – Tacen. In the men’s kayak final Mateusz Polaczyk and Dariusz Popiela finished the...

Gold for junior Dorina Fekete at her first international competition

By Nina Jelenc | ECA The 2017 ECA Canoe Marathon European Championships in Ponte de Lima, Portugal, started according to expectations: the domination of Hungarian team. Representatives of Hungary took four gold and three silver medals in five events we...

ICF DISMISSES REPORTS OF LEGAL CHALLENGE TO SUP WORLD TITLES

Press Release ICF Athletes from all over the world, including Germany, USA, Spain, Great Britain, Mozambique, Algeria and France, have already registered for this year’s inaugural International Canoe Federation Stand Up Paddling World Championships in Portugal. The interest from leading paddlers...

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Michal Martikan receives warning about stickers on boat

Michal Martikan on Facebook: Augsburg, I have got warning in World cup Krakow about my small stickers “mm2020” (40mm wide) behind the cockpit, that it’s...

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