09/01/2016 - 35-year-old Richard Hounslow confirmed his retirement from competitive canoe slalom last week. Briton was among the most successful canoe slalom paddlers of the last years winning two consecutive Olympic silver medals together with David Florence in men’s C2 event (London 2012 and Rio 2016). He started his career in men’s kayak and later added C2 to become one of the first slalom canoeists to double up in both the men’s K1 and C2.
Read more: Richard Hounslow says goodbye to competitive canoeing
05/01/2017 - 2016 Rio Olympic Champion (K1M 1000m) Marcus Cooper Walz (ESP) talks about his goals for the season 2017.
Read more: Marcus Cooper Walz and his goals in 2017
03/01/2016 – The 2017 ECA Canoe Marathon European Championships was supposed to be held in Vila Nova de Gaia – Crestuma, Portugal, between 30 June and 2 July, but following the report of the ECA Canoe Marathon delegate the venue has been changed and the Europe’s best Canoe Marathon paddlers will now compete in Ponte de Lima (POR).
Read more: The 2017 ECA Canoe Marathon European Championships moves to Ponte de Lima
Logo and poster of the 2017 ECA Canoe Sprint Junior and U23 European Championships in Belgrade are revealed (as well as logo and poster for the Canoe Sprint World Cup race). Belgrade awaits you in June 2017 for two big canoe sprint events of the season.
Read more: Serbian Canoe Federation revealed logo of the European Championships
30/12/2016 - It is with great sorrow that we inform you of the passing of Anton Prijon, world champion and world famous boat manufacturer.
Toni Prijon was born in 1929 in Gorizia and spent his childhood by the Soča River. Already as a teenager he developed and constructed a boat in his father’s joiner’s workshop. He won his first Whitewater canoeing race in this boat. He was among the first ones who paddled the Soča River from Bovec to Solkan (Slovenia). He left Yugoslavia in the 1950’s and moved to Germany where he married and started a family. In 1958 he became German Whitewater Champion and a year later (in 1959) also a World Champion (he was competing for Germany). He was the best in men’s kayak event at the Whitewater Canoeing World Championships in Treignac.
In 1962 he founded Prijon Kayak Company with his wife Lotte in Rosenheim (GER).
Read more: Anton Prijon (1929 - 2016)
French kayaker Nouria Newman conquers Huka Falls in New Zealand and flies through the rapids like Santa.
Read more: Nouria Newman as Santa conquers Huka Falls
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ECA Canoe Wildwater ChampionshipsMay 11 - 14, 2017Skopje, MKDwww.eca2017-ww.canoe.mk
ECA Canoe Slalom ChampionshipsMay 31 - June 4, 2017Tacen, SLOwww.slalomtacen.com
ECA Junior & U23 Canoe Sprint ChampionshipsJune 22 - 25, 2017Belgrade, SRBwww.ec2017.kayakserbia.com
ECA Canoe Marathon ChampionshipsJune 30 - July 2, 2017Ponte de Lima, PORwww.canoemarathonportugal.com
ECA Dragonboat & Club ChampionshipsJuly 6 - 9, 2017Szeged, HUNhttp://www.szeged2017.com/dragonboat.html
ECA Canoe Sprint ChampionshipsJuly 14 - 16, 2017Plovdiv, BULwww.plovdiv.canoe-bg.com
ECA Junior & U23 Canoe Slalom ChampionshipsAugust 16 - 20, 2017Hohenlimburg, GERwww.em2017.holibu.de/en/
ECA Canoe Polo ChampionshipsAugust 23 - 27, 2017Saint Omer, FRA
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