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CZ J. PRSKAVEC
PL M. POLACZYK
US M. SMOLEN
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CZ K. KUDEJOVA
DE R. FUNK
DE M. PFEIFER
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GB D. FLORENCE
SI B. SAVSEK
GB R. WESTLEY
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AU J. FOX
CZ K. HOSKOVA
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  1. Rio 2016 - Athletes freeze sperm over Zika virus fears + some advice…

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    British long jumper Greg Rutherford has had his sperm frozen before competing at the Rio Olympics because of fears about the Zika virus, reports BBC Sport.

  2. Can we ever eliminate doping in (paddle)sports or “No Dope, No Hope”?

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    Doping threatens to destroy the integrity of competitive sports, including paddlesports. It seems like every day some new athlete gets sanctioned for doping. Some are even sanctioned retroactively for doping years ago. Whole teams are being banned from the Olympics.

  3. “Freestyle Kayaking is the Olympic contender”

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    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 TV productions.

  4. Top Ten suggestions on kayaking in hot climates locations

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    At one time in everyones paddling life, you will paddle in a destination that is just bloody hot. As a paddler who has been instructing for nearly two decades living in Australia and having successfully followed the summer between the southern hemisphere and northern hemisphere every year allowing me to have an endless summer for 16 years I feel I have had my fair share of hot paddling sessions and can qualify in talking about this topic.

  5. Brain doping - the newest weapon in the quest for athletic performance

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    Let's face it - doping has sadly become the main issue facing sport. Almost every day we are bombarded by news of doping scandals at all levels. Athletes, federations, and clubs are under constant scrutiny and it's becoming more and more difficult for the media to enjoy doing our work.

  6. Simple nutrition tips and tricks

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    Diet. It’s all rather confusing isn’t it? There’s so much conflicting advice out there. High carb or low carb? Red meat or no red meat? Gluten or gluten free? To a large extent it depends on your personal goals, whether you’re an avid athlete training for greatness or someone who just want to keep healthy.

  7. 10 top tips for recovery after training

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    Training hard is great, and necessary to improve your paddling to a good level but its not the only thing you need to get dialled in. You need to be able to recover from the sessions you do, then you’ll come back stronger and fitter and able to train even more. We’ve compiled a top tips list of the key things to consider.

  8. The state of anti-doping and drugs testing in canoeing and kayaking

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    People seem to be happy to talk about drugs in athletics and cycling these days. But what about canoeing? What are we doing? Canoeing is a smaller sport with less of a media spotlight.

  9. Disability not stopping Olivier in maiden Fish quest

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    With the 2015 Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon just over a month away, paddlers’ preparation is well underway and it is no different for Gauteng based para-canoeist Constant Olivier who will be tackling the iconic two-day journey from Grassridge Dam to the Sports Fields in Cradock from 9-10 October for the first time.

  10. Brazilian paracanoeists confirm two Rio 2016 slots

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    With seven medals at the Paracanoe World Championship in Milan and two newly-confirmed spots at the Paralympic Games; Team Brazil Paracanoeing have become serious contenders on the international scene.

  11. Expedition : Papua - Grand Canyon of the Pacific

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    This “Grand Canyon” was a kind of riddle we were unprepared to solve. But in turning our backs on the daunting Canyon and the river locals call the Beriman, we turned our attention to finding a solution and a logistic that would one day make the dream of kayaking the Grand Canyon Pacific a reality.

  12. Performance Measurement Technology - Which Device Will Help You Paddle Faster?

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    The recent influx of performance measurement technology over the last decade is fantastic news for paddlers - knowledge is power as they say, and the more you know about how you’re performing, the more you can do to improve your results.

  13. Paddle For The Planet celebrates 5th anniversary

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    The ground-breaking global Paddle For The Planet project will celebrate its fifth anniversary when the world-wide paddling relay in support of ocean and river environmental awareness takes place on 6 June.

  14. World Master Games 2017 prepares to welcome 13000 International competitors

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    As World Masters Games 2017 marks two years to go until the event kicks off on 21 April 2017, individual sports are upping preparations to welcome 13,000 international competitors to Auckland, New Zealand.

  15. Para-kayaker Curtis McGrath aiming for Rio after Afghan IED incident

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    From the moment a bomb took Curtis McGrath's legs in Afghanistan two and a half years ago, he resolved to stand on top of the podium at next year's Rio Paralympics.

  16. Rio 2016 reveals calendar for 44 Olympic and Paralympic test events‏

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    The Rio 2016 Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced today the calendar for 44 further test events to be held in preparation for the Games.

  17. Tom Kierey receives bronze medal due to doping offence other para canoe athlete

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    Kierey advances from rank four to rank three due to the doping offence of Yuriy Kikhayev from Ukraine at the previous world championships in Moscow. Initially, the athlete, who had started as titleholder in the LTA division in the K1, came in fourth place on the Krylatskoye race course on the 8th of August 2014.

  18. USA Canoe/Kayak and the American Canoe Association - Insight into the history

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    At the height of the Cold War and in the shadow of an Eastern Bloc boycott, the 1984 Olympic Games took place in Los Angeles, California. USA canoe and kayak athletes had been performing well leading up to the Games and ultimately Greg Barton would win a Bronze in the K1-1000 flatwater event.

  19. Nothing will stop McGrath from chasing his Rio dream

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    2014 was an amazing debut season for Curtis McGrath. He won gold in a record time in the V1 200 TA final at the ICF Paracanoe World Championships in Moscow.

  20. American Canoe Association and USA Canoe/Kayak form a new partnership

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    After months of discussions, USA Canoe/Kayak has formed a new partnership with the American Canoe Association (ACA), the oldest and largest paddlesport organization in the United States. As part of the agreement, Wade Blackwood, Executive Director of the ACA, will also take over as CEO of USA Canoe/Kayak.

  21. Kayak events officially into 2016 Paralympic Games

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    The International Paralympic Committee has approved six Paracanoe kayak events for the 2016 Paralympic Games in the Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  22. Ocean Surf Ski Paddler Safety Precautions - Tips and Video

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    Following the tragic death of Mark Feather off East London, Sea Rescue (South Africa) has been asked for recommended safety precautions and tips on what to do if search and rescue is needed.

  23. Is Parental Pressure Always Harmful?

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    One of the greatest personal dilemmas that interferes with optimal performance and negates an athlete’s true potential in their sport is performance anxiety.

  24. Rest In Peace - paracanoeist David “Rolfie” Rolfe

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    David was a 2000 Paralympic Games bronze medallist in swimming but it was canoeing that was his passion a decade on from his triumph at the Sydney Games.

  25. Former paracanoeist Christine Selinger celebrates 8 year ‘wheelieversary’

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    Christine is Canada's double V1W World Champion (2010 – LTA/TA/A combined, 2011 – LTA) who won a further 3 silvers and 3 bronze at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships from 2009 to 2012.

  26. Top tips for getting a kayak on a plane and the top 7 kayak friendly airlines

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    Ever had butterfly's on the drive to your paddling destination. Boat and gear loaded in the car. You know whats in store. Your totally prepared but will it work? Will you get through it ok? Today your not driving to a new rapid, river, big drop or wave.

  27. How to get sponsors - a practical example

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    Successful sponsorships are not measured by the dollar amount they provide but by the value they create.

  28. Alana Nichols targets Paralympic gold in third sport (paracanoeing)

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    Alana Nichols, who has won gold medals at the summer and winter Paralympic Games, is targeting a unique place in sporting history by attempting to qualify for the US para-canoe team for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

  29. How to find satisfaction as an athlete, regardless of the outcome

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    I wrote the following essay as a way to organize my thoughts about my current state as an amateur athlete. I've been on and off the Canadian national canoe team for 7 years, but have yet to really break through to the top. Through much reflection I’ve managed to put down some things I’ve learnt about myself as athlete and a person. I’m hoping that others will find this useful.

  30. „Paddling is perfect for us“

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    With Claus Wotruba, the kayak athletes Christian and Dominik Mathes from Regensburg talk about their big goal: the Paralympics 2016 in Rio. Christian Mathes is proud owner of a world cup bronze medal. In 2016 the athlete from Regensburg wants to compete at the Paralympics in Brazil.

  31. How to get sponsors

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    This is 5 steps blueprint to successfully get sponsorships.

  32. Popov confident that Rio is back on track for 2016 Olympics

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    Alexander Popov’s opinion has changed. In July last year the Olympic gold medallist turned IOC member was highly critical of Rio de Janeiro's preparations for the 2016 Olympic Games; now he is relieved to tell a different tale.

  33. Providing paddlers access to learn and train on great whitewater

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    How do we provide the next generation of paddlers access to learn and train on great whitewater?

  34. Tips for Surviving Travel Challenges

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    Travelling away from home for training and competition is standard practice for most elite and recreational athletes. Unfortunately, the disruptions and distractions of a new environment, changes in schedule and exposure to different foods can significantly affect usual eating habits.

  35. Paracanoeist Jeannette Chippington looking back to the Moscow worlds and forward to Rio

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    By winning 2 golds at the 2014 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships Moscow in August, Great Britain's Jeanette Chippington now has 8 world titles to her name. After a solid season she looks back on Russia and her swimming days past as well as to the immediate future as the Rio Paralympics approach.

  36. Fluid - Who Needs It?

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    By drinking regularly during exercise, athletes can prevent declines in concentration and skill level, improve perceived exertion, prevent excessive elevations in heart rate and body temperature and improve performance.

  37. Green gone wild - a short report about the 2014 Green Race

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    Waking up....a quick glance out of the window....no....hold on....that was indeed snow! 4 inches of snow! If there's anything I don't like it's being cold, apart from the obnoxious feeling in my stomach, caused by the thought of facing the Notch and Gorilla today, the class V key rapid of the course.

  38. Stay motivated - Preventing burnout and staying fresh

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    Motivation is a key component in all the paddling disciplines, and the most successful paddlers demonstrate Mastery Motivation – the attitude, determination and commitment to achieve mastery over yourself, your competitors and your environment by performing to the best of your own ability.

  39. South Africa Paracanoeing’s bright future comes to the fore

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    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.

  40. Jessica Fox creates history at Worlds Canoe Slalom

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    Jessica Fox has created history winning gold in the K1W and C1W events at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Deep Creek, USA overnight.

  41. Competition round-up European Championships Freestyle Bratislava, Slovakia

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    Every other year, paddlers from all over the Europe gather to compete for the title of European Freestyle Champion. This year, the event was held at the well-known kayak course in Danube, Cunovo near the beautiful capital of Slovakia – Bratislava.

  42. Crash & Learn: The Most Important Life Rule In One Beautiful Short

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    This is the story of Aleksander Aurdal, a Norwegian freestyle skier who fully understands the most important rule in life: You need to crash to learn and progress. Repeatedly. In sports. In your job. In love. In life.

  43. Building strong relationships with journalists

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    Nurturing your relationships with journalists is crucial if you’re hoping to tell your story to a broader audience. Journalists in the sport industry are a passionate bunch. Be good to them and they’ll be great to you. So, how can you be good to them?

  44. Countdown to Nanjing Youth Olympic Games

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    The men's and women's canoe-kayak flatwater and slalom events held at the Youth Olympic Games will follow a different format to those seen at the Olympic Games and the ICF World Championships.

  45. Interview with sprint athlete Connor Taras about his coming out and homosexuality in paddlesports

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    Last week sprint athlete Connor Taras' coming out as a gay man was covered by many Canadian media outlets and received numerous positive reactions from the canoe sprint community. Rob van Bommel from Sportscene contacted Connor to ask him about his coming out and homosexuality in paddlesports.

  46. Spankin it: yoga for kayakers with Adriene Levknecht - Part III

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    Part 3 of my yoga blog is going to consist more of the core workout and the arm balance aspect of my power yoga practice. This is the part of yoga that really strengthens my core and stabilises my shoulders for strong paddling while on the water. It is also my favorite part of yoga because of how challenging it is!

  47. Women Canoeists Shine at European Sprint Championships

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    With more than three thousand lakes and over thirty-three thousand kilometers of rivers and streams, Brandenburg, Germany was the ideal spot to host the 2014 ECA Canoe Sprint European Championships. The conditions for this year’s championships were at times more suitable for a surf ski or sailing competition, but the athletes who train in rough conditions showed their mettle.

  48. Japanese artist arrested for distributing digital model of her vagina for 3D-printed kayak

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    Megumi Igarashi - or the 'good-for-nothing kid' - crowd funded the kayak based on a 3D scan of her genitalia and sent the file to backers as a thank you.

  49. Best ever medal haul for GB Paracanoe team at Sprint European Championships

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    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.

  50. Jono Wing and Bridgitte Hartley of to the Worlds in Moscow

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    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.