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Jessica Fox Returns to Scene of London 2012 Olympic Glory for 2019 Canoe Slalom...

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Silver And Bronze For Australia On Day 2 of ICF Paracanoe & Canoe Sprint...

A silver and a bronze medal in the paracanoe and some slashing performances from the canoe sprint team, including the successful comeback of Olympic bronze...

Windy And Wavy Start At ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup 1 With Strong Australian...

Australians have battled through wind and waves to post strong results on the opening day of the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe World...

Canoe Sprint Racing is one of the best-known competitive canoeing disciplines in Australia. This is probably due to its inclusion in the Olympic Games since 1936 and Australia’s involvement in All Olympics from the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.  Canoe Sprint Racing is all about speed on flat water over distances of 200 metres, 500 metres and 1000 metres.  The craft that have developed are sleek and fast but unstable.

Canoe Sprint kayakers use specially designed allowing paddles for extra power and efficiency.  K1, K2 and K4 are the most popular classes of Canoe Sprint kayaking but there are also canoe classes, C1, C2 and C4.  Both men and women compete in kayaks, but only men compete in canoes.

In Canoe Sprint Racing, events are contested over three distances 200 metres, 500 metres and 1000 metres.  Canoe Sprint Racing at the Olympic Games is contested over 500 metres and 1000 metres only.  However, not every event is contested over both distances.  The canoe and kayak events raced at the Olympic Games are Men’s K1, K2, K4 and C1 and C2 over 1000 metres.  Over 500 metres the events are Men’s K1, K2, C1, C2 and Women’s K1, K2 and K4.

At the annual World Championships and Australian Championships, unlike at the Olympic Games, events are contested also over 200 metres. Men’s and Women’s K1, K2 and K4 are raced over all three distances. The Men’s C1, C2 and C4 events are all run over 200 metres, 500 metres and 1000 metres.

Australia has a high world ranking in Canoe Sprint Racing usually in the top 5 nations at a World Championships or Olympic Games.  Australia’s international success has produced a number of World and Olympic Champions.  Clint Robinson was Australia’s first Olympic gold medalist in Canoe Sprint Racing in 1992. Robinson won the K1 1000m final in Barcelona.  Clint came close to defending that gold in Atlanta in 1996 but came away with the bronze. Two other bronze medals made 1996 Australia’s best Olympic Games results ever for Canoe Sprint Racing.

Among Australia’s World Champions from Canoe Sprint Racing are Daniel Collins and Andrew Trim Anna Wood and Katrin Borchert.  Both of these pairs won World Championships in the K2 events in 1997 and 1998.  Trim & Collins won the K2 500m in 1997, whilst Wood and Borchert claimed double gold (the WK2 500m and WK2 1000m) in 1998.

Clint Robinson and Nathan Baggaley are Australia’s other World Champions claiming the gold medal in the K1 1000m in 1994 and K1 500m in 2002 and 2003 respectively.  Australia has won many other medals at the international level.

At the Athens Olympic Games, Australia’s Men’s Kayak Team came away ranked third in the world.  Nathan Baggaley bagged 2 silver medals in the K1 500m paired with Clint Robinson for the K2 500m and also came fourth in the K1 1000m.  Daniel Collins paired with new partner David Rhodes to take fourth in the K2 1000m.
At the Beijing Olympic Games, Australia came away with three medals. Ken Wallace won Gold and Bronze in the Men’s K1 500m and the K1 1000m. Lisa Oldenhof, Hannah Davis, Chantal Meek and Lyndsie Fogarty won Bronze in the Women’s K4 500m.

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23 June, 2019
8:00am- 5:00pm
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23 June, 2019
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Club House, 2 Railway Pde, Thorneside
23 June, 2019
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Jul

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Jul

CHILLOUT - KAYAK GAMES

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Chinderah Chase - Race 5 - PCPS

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Jul

Brisbane Marathon (PCPS Race 6)

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Coochiemudlo and Macleay Island (Grade 1)

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Big River Classic

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Jul

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Jul

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21 July, 2019
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Jul

Big River

Bir River, Victoria
21 July, 2019
9:00am- 3:00pm
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  • Ex-officio Member – Ian Hume
  • Ex-officio Member – David Foureur
  • Ex-officio Member – Shaun Stephens
  • Member – Rick Bayliss
  • Member – Mark Bulmer
  • Member – Dasha Kopecek
  • Member – Jeremy Norton
  • Member – Laura White

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2018 West Lakes Canoe Club
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2018 Lincoln Loughry – West Lakes Canoe Club
2017  Jamie Cox – Currumbin Creek Paddlers Club