Race report Italian Championships Slalom, Downriver and Extreme

Writer: Luca Scaramella, Mezzana – Val di Sole, Trentino, Italy Three days of competitions for the Italian Slalom, Sprint ,Downriver and Extreme Slalom championships. From Friday 27 to Sunday 29th July, three days of great sport have taken place at the...

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...
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Invitation 2018 Crews Cup & 100 meter Supersprint in Moscow

INVITATION We invite you to be part of the international canoe sprint competition "Ageev brothers Cup and Olympic Champions Postrigay and Dyachenko". In 2017 we organised this event for the first time in Moscow where more than 600 athletes from all...
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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...

France concludes European Championships in Skopje with double gold

By Nina Jelenc | ECA The 2017 ECA Wildwater Canoeing European Championships in Skopje (MKD) ended with exciting sprint team races on the Treska River. The French paddlers were the most successful during the last day of the championships. They...

Six years on, Markkleeberg returns to Canoe Slalom World Cup circuit

ICF Media - The athletes are ready, organisers are ready, but everyone has one eye on the sky as Friday’s opening day of the third ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup in Markkleeberg, Germany, fast approaches. Not that the forecast of...

Katie Vincent wins bronze at World Cup 3

Ian Miller | Canoe Kayak Canada Katie Vincent (Mississauga, ON) has won a bronze medal in the Women’s C1 500m at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup 3 in Belgrade, Serbia. This is Vincent’s fifth medal of the World Cup...

Preface 59th International Liffey Descent

Writer: Shane Cronin | Photographer: Mick Feeney The Liffey Descent is one of the biggest tests for those who think themselves tough. This year’s 32km race from Straffan to Islandbridge may be the hardest in the history of the event. The...

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...

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...

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A new bidding strategy for the Olympic Games

By Hein Verbruggen | Dutch honorary member IOC In my previous blog, I said that the lack of a long-term strategy and vision has blinkered the...

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