Hank McGregor and Hayley Nixon celebrate Surfski World Series titles

Written by Dave Macleod | Gameplan Media South African surfski stars Hank McGregor and Hayley Nixon are on top of the world after being confirmed as winners of the 2016 World Surfski Series titles after the Perth Doctor in Australia...

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...

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...

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...

Australia golden at Para canoe Worlds

IPC - Australia made a clean sweep of all three Para canoe gold medals on offer on the second day (24 August) of the International Canoe Federation (ICF) 2017 World Championships in Racice, Czech Republic. Competition is being live streamed on...

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...

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...

2018 Canoe Slalom European Champion titles for Ricarda Funk and Ryan Westley

By Nina Jelenc The 2018 ECA Canoe Slalom European Championships in Prague has finished with individual and team races in the women’s K1 and men’s C1 event. Great Britain celebrated a double win in men’s C1 final with Ryan Westley...

Adrián Boros sneaks Berg stage one win

Written by Nick Tatham | Gameplan Media - Photos: John Hishin The shortened stage one of the 2017 Berg River Canoe Marathon produced drama aplenty culminating in Hungarian star Adrián Boros winning an enthralling end sprint to take to the...

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...

OPINION

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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