2015 ICF World Championships Slalom
 
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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
ES N. VILARRUBLA
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FR PICCO/BISO
FR KLAUSS/PECHE

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148 results for 'kayak'

  1. Elements for a solution to doping in the Olympics and paddlesports

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    As we have seen, doping is a serious problem in Olympic sports including Canoe/Kayak. It’s also becoming clear that the following are the basic elements for any solution to the problem:

  2. Canoe/Kayak event for Syrian Refugees - Greater Edmonton Racing Canoe and Kayak Club

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    In a joint venture, the Greater Edmonton Racing Canoe and Kayak Club and the St Albert Canoe and Kayak Club invited a large group of Syrian Refugees to their Kirk Lake paddling facility which borders the two Cities.

  3. Doping problem in canoe/kayak worse than reported

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    The doping problem in sports generally and in canoe/kayak specifically is worse than reported in my Sportscene tv piece of June 1. More athletes and entire federations, including the Romanian canoe/kayak federation, have now been banned from international competition because of doping.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. “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.

  7. Racing matches hot weather at the start of the 2016 African Sprint Champs

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    With a record number of nations entered, the seventh edition of the ICF Canoe Sprint African Championships got under way at the brand new sprint course at Shongweni Dam, KwaZulu-Natal in sweltering hot weather.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Dreyer & Change a Life scoop World Paddle Award

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    Martin Dreyer’s dedication and hard work to the growth of canoeing amongst black paddlers in South Africa, particularly in KwaZulu-Natal’s Valley of a Thousand Hills, via his Computershare Change a Life Academy was internationally recognized on Saturday when he received the 'Foundation Award' at the World Paddle Awards for 2015 in Barcelona, Spain.

  11. Natal Canoe Club produces its best results yet at the 2016 Dusi

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    The past weekend’s FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon was a huge success for Pietermaritzburg's Natal Canoe Club (NCC). Not only did NCC’s Andy Birkett stand on top of the men’s podium and Abby Adie win the women’s race, but the NCC Development Team produced its best results yet.

  12. Invitation Kempen Marathon and Brabant Marathon

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    A unique opportunity to race two marathons in one weekend in Belgium and the Netherlands.

  13. Training - Why do we do what we do?

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    Why as coaches do we look to these extraordinary athletes and assume that because they do a certain exercise that this exercise is good for our 99% of ordinary athletes?

  14. Open letter Bill Endicott: “Merging USACK with ACA and doing it now is our best hope”

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    Yesterday we published an article about USACK ending the partnership with ACA. The USACK board of directors however voted to resume the merger talks. Leading up to this vote a letter was distributed by Bill Endicott, which explains many of the issues and opportunities involved.

  15. USACK ends the partnership with the ACA

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    The USACK Board of Directors has decided to end the partnership with the ACA and no longer utilize the administrative services offered to it by the ACA.

  16. Exciting and interesting kayak and canoe races

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    Kayaking is a fantastic sport, a great excuse to get outside, push yourself and to travel to new places, so hopefully this list below will inspire you. If you think we’ve missed any worthy races off the list - which we did - then comment below and let us know.

  17. How to keep warm while kayaking in winter | Choosing kit for canoeing and kayaking in the cold

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    Every time winter rolls around you have to decide, are you going to hide in the gym for months on end or are you going to get out there on the river, paddle hard and enjoy the lovely outdoors?

  18. How does surface finish effect boat speed and performance in kayaks?

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    Which boat finish is best at giving you that extra bit of free speed is an age old discussion; but what really works? And is it really worth the effort?

  19. Thoughts on the Nelo Cinco design: or why is the nose upside down?

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    It’s been around for a few months now but the Nelo Cinco is still getting comments about its strange looks so we thought we should have a dig in to the ideas behind the changes.

  20. 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.

  21. To be the best you have to train with the best

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    Gold Coast paddler Jordan Wood leads a younger brigade of 1000 metre kayakers that have emerged throughout the Australian ranks in reason seasons.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. Call for proposals to design a new ECA logo

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    The European Canoe Association as the leading institution of the European canoe sport announced a competition to design a new ECA logo. An attempt to modernize a logo is a part of media activities European Canoe Association wishes to implement in the future.

  25. Baku 2015 European Games - Canoe sprint organisers trying to go with the flow

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    Preparations for the 1km long canoe sprint competition course along a picturesque stretch of the Kur River started 18 months ago. But controlling the flow of water from the hydro electric power plant at the Mingachevir Dam to the Caspian Sea has proved to be a major challenge for race organisers.

  26. 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.

  27. 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.

  28. 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.

  29. 2015 Surf Kayaking World Championship Spain

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    After several years of evolution of surfkayaking in Galicia and the experience of having successfully organized various international competitions for a few years, we decided that we could take a big step forward and organize a surfkayaking world championship.

  30. 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.

  31. 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.

  32. What’s so important about core strength?

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    Core training does two really important things - it helps you look thinner (not exactly the main objective for most athletes), and it supports your spine and helps with things like balance.

  33. 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.

  34. 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.

  35. Paddle the 5 Capes of the southern coast of Africa

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    Join Dawid and Jasper Mocke as they take you on a journey of adventure and exploration during this paddling expedition of the amazing southern coast of Africa. Together you cannot ask for two better coaches, mentors and tour leaders, who love their paddling and cherish their country.

  36. 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.

  37. 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.

  38. 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.

  39. 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.

  40. 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.

  41. Faster, stronger, quicker – deliberate practice

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    It is, as every athlete is crucially aware his or her physical Training that has the greatest degree of net positive effect on performance. Which is precisely why, day in day out, rain or shine the elite athlete is committed to and dedicated to his or training regimen. It is the biggest influenceable variable on performance outcome.

  42. The (Inter)national Canoe Federation’s gender problem

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    It’s no secret that the International Canoe Federation has a gender equity problem. Women are underrepresented both on the water and in the board room. At the ICF board, women account for just three of the 29 spots, and on the water women are still fighting for equality.

  43. How to get sponsors

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    This is 5 steps blueprint to successfully get sponsorships.

  44. 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?

  45. World Paddle Awards 2014, the „Oscars of Paddlesports“

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    The premier event in paddlesports and first of its kind, the World Paddle Awards (WPA) for the 2014 season will take place on Saturday 9th May 2015 in Augsburg (Germany). Object of the awards are celebrating excellence in paddlesports by athletes and those involved in the sport. The public online voting campaign is now opened by www.worldpaddleawards.com.

  46. 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.

  47. 2014 Sportscene Paddlesports Video

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    This is the first time we produced a Sportscene promotional video. With this video we depict the rich diversity of paddlesports and our community. Having said that, we didn't manage to feature all 15 disciplines...

  48. 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.

  49. 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.

  50. 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.