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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Results Canoe Slalom 2017 World Masters Games

Winners in the individual classes of the 2017 World Masters Games Canoe Slalom 'overall' are: Women's K1: Lisa Micheler Jones GER Men's C1: Jaroslav Pollert CZE Women's C1: Katerine Kent GBR Men's C2: Kevin Songberg/Gary Nelson AUS Men's K1:...
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Training day, Rainy day, Fun day!

Video edit: Lisa Maenpaa from Finland This video features the TIP Europe group for 2017. TIP stands for Talent Identification Program. It's a collaboration with the European Canoe Association (ECA). There are eight athletes from seven different countries in the TIP group....
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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...

1977: “Mr. Nobody [Albert Kerr] Wins the World Championships Canoe Slalom”

Written by Graham Mackereth | Pyranha Albert’s super-human performance was a surprise to many, though not to those of us who knew him; the local paper the next day was headlined, ‘Mr. Nobody Wins the World Championships’, but Albert was far...

RiverBox – a whitewater dream that can be “made in Marseille”?

Writer: Richard Fox | Sportscene Rio Olympic champion Denis Gargaud has not moved far from his roots in the Mediterranean city of Marseille, not even while training for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. But before the “Marseillais” confirms plans to...

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...

Michael Smolen (K1M) and Jessica Fox (C1W) winners final day Oceania Open

Writing and Photography: Jamie Troughton | Dscribe Media New Zealand’s big guns failed to fire on the final day of the Oceania canoe slalom championships in Auckland, though two rising stars managed to salvage home-town pride. Kiwi Olympians Mike Dawson and...

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...

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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