USA Women’s raft team going for Gold at the 2017 World Rafting Championships

Golden, Colorado - The USA Women’s Raft Team, also known as the Colorado Women’s Raft Team won the USA title and needs your help in their quest for bringing home the WORLD Women’s Rafting Title! “We put a lot of...

Did the International Canoe Federation miss the boat?

By Karolos Grohmann | AARHUS, DENMARK (REUTERS) The rapidly growing popularity of stand up paddleboarding (SUP) has led to an unlikely battle for control, with surfing and canoeing both claiming it as an off-shoot of their own sport against a...

The four disciplines of competitive rafting explained

Rafting competitions consist of 4 disciplines or challenges: Sprint, Head-to-Head (H2H), Slalom and Downriver. The points earned in each discipline are added to determine the Overall winner and final positions. Each team has four or six members with the...

2017 World Championships Slalom and Downriver in Pau, France

Nouria Newman | Sportscene Along with Pau-Pyrenees Urban Community President, Martine Lignère-Cassou, and  President of the French Canoe Federation Vincent Blanchet, Tony Estanguet presented the French candidature for the 2017 ICF World Championships to the ICF board in Glasgow. As a...

British women sweep gold medals as paracanoe makes Games debut

Great Britain's Jeanette CHIPPINGTON (GBR), Emma WIGGS (GBR) and Anne DICKINS (GBR) picked up all three women's gold medals on offer as paracanoe made a thrilling Paralympic Games debut on Thursday. CHIPPINGTON's gold in the women's KL1 was her 13th...

“Freestyle Kayaking is the Olympic contender”

Written by Jez | Australian Freestyle Kayaking and Boatercross Committee Chair. Freestyle kayaking is now a strong contender for inclusion in the Olympic Games. World championship events are being watched by tens of thousands live and millions of viewers via...

OPINION

Agenda to nowhere unless the IOC votes for ‘New Olympics’

Writer: Gianni Merlo, President of the AIPS | Photo: Getty Images The mayor of Rome’s choice not to run for the 2024 Olympics less than...

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