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...
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Great Britain pair secure one-two at Canoe Slalom World Cup

SPORTSBEAT - Great Britain secured a one-two as Kimberley Woods took gold and  Mallory Franklin snatched silver at the women’s C1 event at the 2017 Canoe Slalom World Cup 1 in Prague. On what was a fine day for Great Britain,...

Canoe Slalom Specialist Casey Eichfeld Takes A Step Back To Make A Leap Forward

By Thomas Neumann | Team USA It might seem counterintuitive, but one of the keys to success this year for Casey Eichfeld might be to spend less time on the water. That’s because even after three Olympic Games and more than...

After 12 years Alexander Slafkovsky European Champion again

By Nina Jelenc | ECA Alexander Slafkovsky (SVK) showed his mastery in the last event of the 2017 ECA Canoe Slalom European Championships in Ljubljana – Tacen, Slovenia. He defended his European Champion title he won last year in Slovakia....

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...

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...
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Ljubljana is ready for the 2017 ECA Canoe Slalom European Championships

By Nina Jelenc | ECA Only one day is left until the 2017 ECA Canoe Slalom European Championships in Ljubljana – Tacen (SLO) which will start with an opening ceremony in the city centre of Slovenian capital in front of...

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...
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Olympic medal winner Thomas Schmidt develops the “intelligent slalom gate”

"Intelligent slalom gates" - A revolution in canoe slalom? Thomas Schmidt, Sydney 2000 Gold medal winner in the K1, has developed an intelligent slalom gate by putting movement sensors in the poles. The challenge is to distinguish between the...

Rio silver medallist Luuka Jones enjoying the challenge of two disciplines

Luuka Jones is keen to brush up on her French. She's also determined to push herself to discover if she can cut the Olympic canoe slalom discipline in a bid to pursue success in two events at the Tokyo Olympic...
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