Steve, who set up the Paracanoe performance programme in September 2011, has led it though a hugely successful 2012 season with the British team winning multiple medals at the World and European Championships.
Taking time out from his training, SPORTSCENE was lucky enough to catch up with 2011 ICF Paracanoeist of the Year and World Champion two years ago, Patrick Mahoney, as well as having a quick chin-wag with his coach John Griffiths.
Very excitingly, Paracanoe Sprint will feature at the Rio 2016 Paralympics Games for the first time ever! The cauldron at the London Paralympics may have been extinguished nearly five months ago, but a fiery excitement builds in the canoe world.
World Champions Fernando Fernandes, Patrick Mahoney, Sandor Szabo, Christine Gauthier and Christine Sellinger are just a handful of top paracanoeists that will be in Poznan, Poland next week to defend their titles at the 2012 ICF Paracanoe World Championships.
I am often asked about what makes Paracanoe different from able-bodied (AB) canoeing. It is a bit of a tough question to answer because I have never been an able-bodied canoe or kayaker.
Everyone has that one day they remember; that one winter day that really stands out amongst the rest.
Great Britain's Patrick Mahoney has been voted the ICF 2011 Paracanoeist of the Year, he is the current World Champion in the V1 LTA category, a title he won in August at the 2011 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Szeged, Hungary.
Gold for Christine Gauthier from Canada. How does she feel about her World Title? What was she thinking during her Golden race? These and many other questions in this video interview with Christine.
Gold for Christine Selinger at the 2011 World Championships in Szeged. Was the pressure on defending her 2010 World Title? And what advice would she give other women who want to start canoeing?
Despite calm conditions on the water, Australia’s Paracanoe team started the 2011 ICF World Sprint Championships with turbulent results today as newcomers advanced to finals while they only veteran did not.
The weather was nearly as flawless as the running of the first heats of the men’s paracanoe events that kicked off the 2011 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships here today.