USA Canoe/Kayak Team Designates HotelPlanner.com Official Hotel Reservations Partner
New U.S. paddler Fabien Lefevre (Bethesda, Md.) won the Bronze medal in the Men’s Kayak (K-1) Saturday at the 2013 Slalom World Cup No. 1. The two-time Olympic medalist for France improved from 16th after heats and 5th after the semifinals with a penalty-free final run time of 89.14, which was 2.03 seconds behind the Gold medalist Fabien Doerfler of Germany.
Any proposed Bylaws change must be published for comment by the membership for at least 30 days prior to such action.
To monitor an athlete’s progress and the success of a training program, USA Canoe Kayak has established a dryland testing program for junior sprint athletes.
USA Canoe/Kayak recently announced Karla Westcott of the Wausau Canoe/Kayak Corp. and Jim Ross of the Washington Canoe Club as inaugural recipients of the Havens Leadership Award.
Members of the U.S. Women’s National Kayak Polo squad headed to Canada for the Cup of the North.
Nantahala Outdoor Center announces the launch of the NOC Elite Paddling Team and the signing of the Team’s first member, USA whitewater slalom athlete Michal Smolen.
USA Canoe/Kayak is searching for a Sprint High Performance Manager responsible for the coordination and implementation of USA Canoe/Kayak’s Sprint High Performance Plan.
USA Canoe/Kayak competed in the 2013 Pan American Canoe Slalom Championships, March 2-3 in Union de Tula, Mexico.
It was a clean sweep of the awards for the Gig Harbor Canoe & Kayak Race Team on the heels of their overall club National Championship title in August 2012. The Washington state club received the Yonkers Trophy to commemorate its National Championship.
The Pan American Sport Organization (PASO) made two major announcements on Feb. 8 regarding canoe/kayak and the competition program for the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games.
“We are honored to have these great folks join us on our journey,” said USA Canoe/Kayak Board Chair Bob Lally. “
For six minutes a day over five days at the London 2012 Olympic Games, it appeared that freestyle kayaking was an Olympic sport. Dane Jackson (Rock Island, Tenn.) and athletes from around the world were doing tricks in front of 8,000 spectators at the Lee Valley White Water Centre in Waltham Cross, UK.
American Idol hosts its final audition of the new season at the Oklahoma City Boathouse District this Thursday night, January 31st, on Fox.
The donation from OPUBCO Communications Group, made possible by the Anschutz Foundation, will purchase 10 kayaks and two outrigger-style canoes for the program.
Ryan Padilla was a professional snowboarder. Joshua Wold was an Army Ranger sniper. Both men would go on to represent the U.S. at the 2012 Paracanoe World Championships.