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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Rio Olympic C2 Champion Ladislav Skantar: “to know our category is...

Writer: Alyce Burnett | Sportscene After the news that the C2 event will be removed from the Olympic program, the 2016 Olympic Champions from Slovakia...

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