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Freestyle

Testing stamina and rapid manoeuvring

Freestyle kayaking is a white water sport where the paddler performs a range of acrobatic tricks and manoeuvres on a river feature (artifical or natural) such as a wave or hole. The discipline is enjoyed by many as a recreational sport and at the top level by those participating in competitions both nationally and internationally. The sport is constantly moving forward with paddlers developing new spectacular moves.

ECA Competitions2017

No competitions this year in this category

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Mark Proctor waves goodbye to competitive slalom
Mark Proctor waves goodbye to competitive slalom

28-year-old British paddler Mark Proctor decided to end his professional career as canoe slalom athlete. World Championships medallist suffered a shoulder injury last year and failed to qualify for the British national team this year, so he made a difficult decision to retire.  

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ECA Board of Directors member Andrej Jelenc receives IOC Sport Beyond Borders Trophy
ECA Board of Directors member Andrej Jelenc receives IOC Sport Beyond Borders Trophy

Andrej Jelenc, ECA Board of Directors member, received a prestigious award of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), named Sport Beyond Borders, for his work, initiative and role in the integration of disabled people and socially weaker groups in various canoeing programmes in Slovenia.

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The Other Side of Paracanoeing

Do not miss this great video featuring Portuguese paracanoeing athletes, presented in The other side of paracanoeing. 

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