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...

AuSable River Canoe Marathon Teams To Battle For Starting Positions With Three-Day Sprint Event

Crawford County Avalanche - Change is good? The AuSable River Canoe Marathon made a significant adjustment to the annual race’s time trials last year by moving the course. Time trials – a three-day event slated for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, July...

Olympics & Gender Equality: Why Focusing on Men “Losing” and Women “Winning” Misses...

By Pam Boteler | President of WomenCAN International The title of your June 20, 2017 article “Olympic Canoeing Prizes Balance and Adds More Women to Provide it”, by Brian Pinelli, caught my attention and, initially, added to my excitement about...

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...

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...

“Tony Estanguet to blame for C2 slalom being eliminated from the Olympic Games”

(Translated) by Ettore Ivaldi - Published on his blog 'Occhio all’onda!'. Ettore Ivaldi coached the Brazilian Team up to and Rio 2016 and is currently one of the Head Coaches of Team Italia.  Rafael Nadal’s tenth victory at the Roland...

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...

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...

How To Live Beyond Your Life

JOE JACOBI - One of my more memorable whitewater slalom competitions didn’t take place at an Olympic Games or in a far away, culturally unique world capital. Instead, it is one particular race: our 1996 U.S. National Championships — a big deal for...
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Slalom athlete Lucien Delfour asks ICF for fair play after given a “touch”

Note Sportscene - Publishing the open letter and video above from athlete Lucien Delfour is not to criticise the judges who often sacrifice their own time and money to judge slalom races around the world under (extreme) pressure. We...
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