In 2016 at the Rio De Janeiro Games South Africa will have two paracanoeists – Jono Wing and Stuart Hogg – eyeing spots on the South African team that will travel to South America for the showpiece event.
The city wants to invest 7.3 million Euros, out of regional and state funds into the reconstruction and renovation of the training centre at the canoe race course. These repair works are urgently needed due to poor insulation and accessibility issues for wheelchair users.
On a day when the flow of medals for the world’s most successful paracanoe nation never slowed, Britain finished its best ever Canoe Sprint European Championships in Brandenburg last weekend with seven gold and two silver medals.
London Olympic bronze medallist Bridgitte Hartley will fly the South African flag at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Moscow from 6 to 10 August. After a mixed start to the international racing season, the Natal Canoe Club (NCC) star is focused on getting her season back on track.
Even if you don’t know Fernando Fernandes personally, you’re sure to know who he is.
“What if?” is the question posed by Natalia Vodianova in #Neverstop, the inspirational film directed by the French filmmaker and artist Bruno Aveillan, released today to raise awareness for the athletes competing at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games. The short imagines a heavily pregnant Vodianova running through an empty hangar with a prosthetic leg, her goal to challenge peoples’ preconceptions of disability.
With more than two years away from the Paralympic debut of ParaCanoe. Team USA is improving rapidly and has medals in mind for Rio 2016.
U.S. Paralympics announced that that U.S. Paralympian Bob Balk, received the 2013 Paralympic Order from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the highest honor a person can receive the Paralympic Movement at the 2013 Paralympic Awards Gala in Athens, Greece.
Hosts claim their first Gold of the event as Tom Kierey (GER) overpowered a hugely experienced line-up in the K1 Men 200m Paracanoe LTA at the 2013 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Duisburg.
Experienced performers were pushed hard as competition for medals continues to intensify in Paracanoe at the 2013 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Duisburg.
Great Britain dominate on the opening day with six medals as the Paracanoe events provide the first opportunity to step on the podium at the 2013 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Duisburg.