2015 ICF World Championships Slalom
 
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K1M
CZ J. PRSKAVEC
PL M. POLACZYK
US M. SMOLEN
K1W
CZ K. KUDEJOVA
DE R. FUNK
DE M. PFEIFER
C1M
GB D. FLORENCE
SI B. SAVSEK
GB R. WESTLEY
C1W
AU J. FOX
CZ K. HOSKOVA
ES N. VILARRUBLA
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DE ANTON/BENZIEN
FR PICCO/BISO
FR KLAUSS/PECHE

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. The magic of the Amazon: A river that flows invisibly all around us

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    On a typical sunny day in the Amazon, 20 billion metric tons of water flow upward through the trees and pour into the air, an invisible river that flows through the sky across a continent.

  4. Canoe sprint athletes worried: sports director criticises Rio Olympic race course.

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    Since several weeks, many athletes are in great concern about the water quality of the Olympic race course in Rio. It was mainly water plants that troubled the athletes during the test race this past weekend. The judgment:”Not fit for Olympia!“

  5. British dominate 43rd edition Amsterdam Waterland Marathon

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    The British marathon athletes have dominated this 43rd edition of the Amsterdam Waterland Marathon, part of the ICF classic marathon series. In both senior classes, the highest rankings were taken home to the British island. Only in the Junior and Masters men categories other paddlers were able to take home the biggest honours.

  6. Preview 43rd edition Amsterdam Waterland Marathon

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    With just a week to go another mass start in the 43rd edition Amsterdam Waterland Marathon will commence. The international reputation of this classic race is growing, 122 athletes from more than 10 countries will be taking part in the marathon part of the ICF Classic Series.

  7. Dolomiti Water Park - A brand new €15m rafting, canoeing and climbing venue in Italy

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    The preliminary work for the construction of the 'Dolomiti Water Park', a venue which will serve as a hub for water sports in the region, is underway. At an estimated investment of 15 million euros, this ambitious project will utilise existing structures in what was once an industrial complex.

  8. 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?

  9. European R4 heavy machinery - “Hiko” Rafting Team

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    This team from the Czech Republic has awesome previous results and is proving very hard for any other teams to get anywhere near let alone surpass. We bring you the 2014 R4 European Champions!

  10. Basque slalom paddlers campaign for artificial whitewater centre

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    Calling for the development of a new whitewater centre in the Basque country (northern Spain): K1W slalom paddler Irati Goikoetxea (ESP) and Junior/U23 Basque slalom team coach Aritz Fernandez discuss the difficulties of training in coast-locked Donostia-San Sebastian.

  11. Plans approved for whitewater facility in Oklahoma

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    The Oklahoma City Council approved final plans for the public whitewater facility being built as part of MAPS 3 Tuesday. Once complete, the facility will offer rafting, kayaking and canoeing for all skill levels.

  12. Return from Patagonia and straight to the Alps!

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    Many people have written to me over the last few days asking me if we’ve returned from Argentina yet because they haven’t heard anything for ages. Here we are, it’s been a few weeks since we arrived back but the truth is that I still don’t feel like I’m home.

  13. José Ramalho beats Spanish Armada at the Amsterdam Waterland Marathon

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    The 42nd edition of the Amsterdam Waterland Marathon has been won by José Ramalho. In a time of 1.42.15 José was the first paddler to sprint across the finish line in a very compact race.

  14. Safari: Preview 42nd Amsterdam Waterland Marathon and Edwin de Nijs interview

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    Organiser and retired twice European Champion Edwin de Nijs provides an insight into what we can expect at this year's distance paddle in Amsterdam as well as a glimpse into his own paddling hay-days.

  15. Al Ain - The new place on the white water world map

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    A built up area in the middle of the Middle East desert with a modern centre for white water sports seems to be an idea from science fiction. Where else could this idea be realized, other than in the United Arab Emirates. There are famous buildings such as the Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, The World - artificial islands, indoor ski centre and many other futuristic attractions.

  16. Sportscene preview 2014 wildwater (downriver) season

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    Although whitewater canoeing doesn’t get as much spotlight as it’s more known cousins – the Olympic disciplines of canoe slalom and sprint canoeing – canoeing fans still look forward to the most important competitions in this discipline. This year all eyes will be turned to Italy where ICF World Championships will take place.

  17. My first flight!

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    32 feet are damn high. So high, so terrifying, the first sight of the horizon line made me cry. I had read about this waterfall long before, and for even longer, I had been dreaming of running a waterfall this high or even higher. I had run an 8m high drop before, but that 10 m mark seemed magic, like a door to a new dimension.

  18. White water safety - You are not a victim

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    We are humans and we go paddling so inevitably our paddling lives have cultures built around them. These are things that have developed or evolved over the (relatively) short time that kayaking as a sport or pastime has existed.

  19. Andrej Jelenc and Milan Zadel in Slovenian Sporting Hall of Fame

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    Former paddlers, kayaker Milan Zadel and canoeist Andrej Jelenc, were accepted to the Slovenian Sporting Hall of Fame. Zadel and Jelenc are the first paddlers of Canoe Federation of Slovenia to be honoured.

  20. Wildwater kayaking in the Spanish Pyrenees

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    The Pyrenees is a well-known kayaking destination for the all round kayaker. The Noguera Pallaresa offers some great white water III sections, a slalom course and a play feature that was base for the the 2001 World Championships, the 2006 European Championships and the 2013 Sort Open International. All freestyle.

  21. Newsletter Rosalyn Lawrence

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    I have just finished a training camp in Prague, where the World Championships will be held in September. Despite the entire venue recently being flooded to record levels, the course was completely repaired and ready to paddle on.

  22. First day Junior Worlds Downriver Lofer - Double strike by the Czech

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    The first day of the 2013 ICF Wildwater Canoeing Juniors World Championships in Lofer was also the first day of surprises and a Czech double strike. The individual classic races were on the schedule.

  23. Pumps cause delay as freestyle and downriver comp graces Lee Valley

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    The 2-jam freestyle and downriver event on the Lee Valley Legacy course (Olympic's little sister) eventually took place on 30th June following an hour and a half pump hold-up.

  24. Agua Azul, Mexico - Beyond the drop

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    Last April I left for Chiapas in Mexico to paddle the Agua Azul with an international team of great paddlers, photographers and filmmakers.

  25. French excel in Solkan: three gold and one silver

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    The last competition day of 2013 ICF Wildwater Canoeing Sprint World Championships in Solkan ended with a big win for France. They won three gold medals in men’s C1, women’s K1 and men’s C2 event and a silver medal in men’s kayak event. The Czech paddlers won a gold medal in men’s kayak team race.

  26. Second day Worlds Solkan: Gold medals for Belgium, Germany and France

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    The second day of the 2013 ICF Wildwater Canoeing Sprint World Championships in Solkan gave us the names of three new/old World Champions.

  27. First finals Solkan: double win Slovenia, Hannah Brown World Champion

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    The first final results of the 2013 ICF Wildwater Canoeing Sprint World Championships in Solkan are known. The host nation celebrated a double win in the men’s Canadian double event and Hannah Brown (GBR) won a world champion title in the women’s kayak final.

  28. Slovenians top Friday’s heats in Solkan

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    Slovenian canoeists took advantage of the home course on the Soča River in Solkan producing excellent runs in the heats of the 2013 ICF Wildwater Canoeing sprint World Championships.

  29. Solkan welcomes World class paddlers

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    The emerald Soča River will host another big Wildwater Canoeing competition this weekend. After the European Championships in Bovec, paddlers now await the start of the ICF Wildwater Canoeing Sprint World Championships in Solkan.

  30. Tension builds as the World Wildwater Sprint Championships approach

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    Athletes prepare for the gruelling annual Sprint Worlds which are set to take place on the 14-16th June in Solkan, Slovenia.

  31. Czechs show their spirit to fight on and off the water

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    The first day of the European championships in canoe slalom brought great success for the Czech team. Only 21-year-old Jiri Prskavec surprised all the opponents when he had a great run and became the best European kayaker.

  32. Two sides of the same coin: Elite canoe slalom & the recreational paddler

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    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?

  33. River Soča hosts European Downriver Championships 2013

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    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!

  34. Two sides of the same coin: Elite canoe slalom & the recreational paddler

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    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?

  35. 41st Amsterdam Waterland Marathon: Dutch winner despite tough competition

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    Edwin de Nijs, race organiser, looks back with great pride, with over hundred athletes from eleven different countries having started in the different classes. The goal of the organisation, to set up a large international race interesting for both top athletes and regular paddlers, was definitely achieved.

  36. Double Dutch White Water Paddle Review

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    Do you remember your first paddle? I’m sure that many of you immediately start thinking about Double Dutch. Double Dutch has been producing paddles since 1980 and still is today.

  37. Preview of the 41st Amsterdam Waterland Marathon

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    In less than a month the 41st Amsterdam Waterland Marathon will take place. On the 20th of April we will see a diverse group of world class athletes taking on the challenge of beating each other and the track record set by Manuel Busto Fernandez, who has won the Waterland marathon twice.

  38. Martina Wegman; the Dutch girl who had to travel to paddle

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    Hat-trick! Sportscene completes the 2012 White Water Grand Prix trio; we first interviewed Katrina, then Nouria and now its time for 2nd place overall Martina Wegman. Over an 8am breakfast chat on Skype, I meet the Dutch Triple Sickline Champion extreme and freestyle paddler who has won more competitions than most of the women's field and she is still only 23.

  39. Interview with freestyle/wildwater couple Peter and Nina from Slovakia

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    This is the first interview in a series of couples interviews where we catch up with famous sports couples in the wonderful world of paddlesports. The first couple we would like you to introduce to is Peter 'Peto' Csonka and Nina Csonkova (formerly known as Nina Halasova before they got married).

  40. 2017 World Championships Slalom and Downriver in Pau, France

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    Along with Pau-Pyrenees Urban Community President, Martine Lignère-Cassou, and President of the French Canoe Federation Vincent Blanchet, Tony Estanguet presented the French candidature for the 2017 ICF World Championships to the ICF board in Glasgow.

  41. Rider of the Year Awards III

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    Whitewater kayaking is growing. It is evolving like a glass of spilled water at the dinner table. As the water runs off in many different directions, so has the sport.

  42. Camphill Surf Park - New Zealand’s First Recreational River Project

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    Camphill Surf Park was made possible through unprecedented levels of cooperation between one of New Zelands’s largest utility companies, Contact Energy, the Central Otago Whitewater Association (COWA), regional & local town councils, government agencies & landowners.

  43. Welcoming extreme paddler and slalom athlete Nouria Newman to Sportscene

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    Winner of last year's White Water Grand Prix in Chile, France's Nouria Newman gives us an insight into her immediate kayaking goals and long term ambitions. She joins Sportscene as our latest Contributor; she intends to focus on profiles of creeking athletes who receive less media attention than their slalom counterparts.

  44. Katrina van Wijk exploring new frontiers for women’s extreme kayaking

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    Taking a break from editing her new women's whitewater film, Canada's Katrina van Wijk has a whistle-stop heart-to-heart with Sportscene about her career, the 2012 Whitewater Grand Prix and her project TiTS Deep that is gaining incredible momentum on Facebook.

  45. Eat, Sleep, Paddle… the White Nile

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    Once again as the New Year rolls in its time to head to warmer climates to train. This years January training destination is the White Nile in Uganda (Africa) one of the most popular freestyle kayaking warm water winter training destinations in the world.

  46. The top 3 ladies about the 2012 Whitewater Grand Prix in Chile

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    Nouria Newman: "Other highlights included seeing most of the boys as intimidated as I was at the start of the Gol Gol race, having the-almost-perfect-run on the Puesco race, and seeing everyone happy on the river and super excited when we first ran the Futa all together."

  47. Extreme kayaker and professional rafter; Sam Sutton’s rival mindsets

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    In a gig-venue and shop named The Store near Okere Falls, Rotorua, New Zealand, Sportscene Director Rob has a morning coffee with extreme paddling poster-boy Sam Sutton.

  48. Congo: The Grand Inga Project (2012)

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    Steve Fisher and a trio of the bravest elite white water paddlers undertake an expedition to become the first to successfully navigate the Inga Rapids, considered the sacred heart of the Democratic Republic of Congo and the most perilous descent in Africa, if not the world.

  49. Stage 2 WWGP - Nouria Newman places first again, Mike Dawson drops out

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    Thirty of the world’s best kayakers competed in a "Boulder Dash" race on Thursday, December 6, in stage two of the 2012 Whitewater Grand Prix on the Rio Puesco in Central Chile. Eric Deguil (FRA) took first place among the men and Nouria Newman (FRA) placed first among the women.

  50. University canoe club try out Olympic course at Lee Valley

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    Sportscene has been in touch with Sussex University Canoe Club (UK) President, Katie Hedgecock, who took her squadron of 15 débutante, advanced and alumni paddlers to the London 2012 Olympic course on a gloomy November weekend.