Canadian Canoe girls Taylor Potts and Maria Halavrezos are at it again, taking a break between training sessions to record another cover.
Multiple Olympic canoe slalom champion Tony Estanguet is to join the Athletes’ Commission of the International Olympic Committee and will, in the process, become a Member of the Olympic supreme body.
The Sella International Descent is one of the most well-known canoeing races in the world, it takes place every year on the first Saturday of August (except the 1st and 2nd when the cattle fair is on).
Put simply, trying canoe slalom could benefit many recreational paddlers today to sharpen their skills. However, while the Olympics has elevated top tier canoe slalom competition, has this made the idea of this discipline more inaccessible to the average recreation paddler?
The 18-year-old Serbian Marko Dragosavljevic stole the show with an explosive performance, and celebration, in the K1 Men 200m on the final day of action at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup, Racice.
Formidable performances from Carrington (NZL), Sergeeva (RUS), Poulsen (DEN) and Brendel (GER) left opponents in their wake as each rapidly pulled away to win gold at the 2013 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup, Racice.
The Czech Republic's K4 Men 1000m team and a great solo effort from Anna Koziskova, in the K1 Women 1000m, kept the host nations dreams of gold alive, as the first day of the 2013 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup competition in Racice was completed.
We go through many stages in life. As teenagers and young adults, many people experience a strong desire to conform, to fit in with other people's expectations. This often shows up as the need to belong to a peer group who dress and behave the same way.
World Cup #1 of the ICF world cup series wrapped up in Szeged, Hungary over the past weekend. The Hungarians managed to finish the weekend with the top medal count with an amazing 6 gold, 8 silvers, and 4 bronze medals. Now it’s on to the 2nd World Cup in Racice, Czech Republic where 36 nations and over 400 athletes will battle for the top medal spots.
Slalom Expert John Gregory recalls his London 2012 memories with Roger Fox, father of 5-time World Champion Richard, grandfather of London K1M Silver medallist Jess and her younger sister Noemie, who recently won the Australian Youth Olympic Games K1W.
The ladies opened the day with K4 500m and a line-up that had an Olympic theme: reigning champion Hungarian quartet (Gabriella Szabo, Danuta Kozak, Katalin Kovacs, Krisztina Fazekas Zur) faced the Polish engine composed of Magdalena Krukowska / Karolina Naja / Beata Mikolajczyk / Edyta Dzieniszewska.
Laszlo Toth is nominated as coach of Canada's women’s kayak team. Toth comes from the paddling powerhouse of Hungary and has coached some of the country’s top paddlers, including 2004 Olympic Champion Botond Storcz.
Day two of the 2013 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup in Szeged, Hungary. Hungarians show the World all their talent in front of the proudest crowd ever. Germany lead the resistance.
This weekend the best Czech slalom paddlers will race on the River Trnavka, Zeliv, for qualification points for the World Championships in Prague and for the first time this year.
First day of the 2013 Canoe Sprint World Cup in Szeged, Hungary. While some Hungarians seem to be thinking about their national selections in two weeks, power players from Germany and Russia proved to be as competitive as ever.
Whitewater meets sprint this weekend at the European Downriver Championships on the Soča River. This year is special for Slovenians – an event has not taken place here for over two decades!
Ros Lawrence is going to Sickline 2013! Only just two days ago did she reach the $4000 required for this year's extreme competition in Austria.