Widespread changes proposed for the 2020 Olympic games canoe/kayak program

Written by Gentoo Sports The International Canoe Federation (ICF) have approved a race program with some striking changes for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games. These changes still need to be ratified by the International Olympic Association (IOC) but it is hard...

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...

Women’s Canoe added to Olympic Canoe Kayak program, bringing gender equity

By Ian Mortimer Canoe Kayak Canada is pleased to share the news that for the first time in Tokyo 2020, Canoe Kayak Sprint and Slalom will have a gender-balanced Olympic program. The International Olympic Committee has approved the International Canoe Federation’s...

Rio Olympic C2 Champion Ladislav Skantar: “to know our category is not Olympic anymore,...

Writer: Alyce Burnett | Sportscene After the news that the C2 event will be removed from the Olympic program, the 2016 Olympic Champions from Slovakia spoke to Sportscene about how this decision will affect their sport. In a bid to make...

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...

Mallory Franklin should focus on one discipline, according to Richard Hounslow

SLOUGH OBSERVER - Windsor slalom canoeist Mallory Franklin needs to focus her energies on one discipline, according to retired two-time Olympic silver medallist Richard Hounslow. Despite being just 22-years-old, Franklin has already achieved plenty in the sport, including winning back-to-back...
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PERFECT FOX ADDS TITLE NUMBER FIVE FOR 2018

Cora Zillich, Paddle Australia | Photography: Birke Oud A rampant Jessica Fox smashed the best canoe slalom paddlers in the world to make it five gold medals from five World Cup starts when she won the women’s K1 final at...

IOC earmarks Paris and LA to host 2024 and 2028 summer Olympics

By Julie Vincent | Sportscene The International Olympic Committee has officially recommended that its members award both the 2024 and 2028 Summer Games when the organization votes in the fall, IOC president Thomas Bach said in Switzerland on Friday. Paris and Los...

First Oceania Open winners: Jessica Fox (K1W) and Ryan Westley (C1M)

Writing and Photography: Jamie Troughton | Dscribe Media Australian Jess Fox showed her undeniable kayaking class, while a tiny slip cost Luuka Jones dearly at the Oceania canoe slalom championships in Auckland today. Fox picked up a 2sec penalty in the...

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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