2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Champions
2014 ICF Canoe Marathon World Champio
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Gig Harbor Paddlers Cup & Expo
Gig Harbor, Washington
Jacobi to step down later this year
New Chapter for USA Canoe/Kayak
Join us for the first world championships on the Oklahoma River in September.
2014 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships
Michal SMOLEN became the new Under 23 K1 Men World Champion Friday in Penrith, Australia.
Michal Smolen, World Champion!
Michal Smolen is the new U23 K1M World Champion
USA Canoe/Kayak would like to congratulate the athletes who have met the selection criteria and will be representing Team USA this summer.
Announcing the U.S. National Sprint Teams
U.S. officials, Connie and Frank Naughton, have been named to the following roles at the 2014 Sprint World Championships.
U.S. Officials Assigned, 2014 Sprint World Championships
Congrats Connie and Frank Naughton!
The U.S. will field a veteran squad at the World Championships, including a combined 8 Olympic appearances. Fabien Lefevre, a two-time Olympic medalist for France, will be joined on Team USA by Olympians Casey Eichfeld (2012, 2008), Rick Powell (2008), Benn Fraker (2008), Jeff Larimer (2012) and Eric Hurd (2012).
RECAP: 2014 U.S. Slalom Team Trials
USA Canoe/Kayak is proud to nominate 11 athletes to the 2014 U.S. Junior and Under-23 Slalom World Championship Team. They will compete at the ICF Canoe Slalom Jr. and U-23 World Championships in Penrith, Australia, April 23-27, 2014.
Announcing the U.S. Junior Slalom Team
Casey Eichfeld (Drums, Pa.) and Devin McEwan (Salisbury, Conn.) won Gold in men’s double canoe at the 2014 Oceania Championships in Penrith, Australia. It looks like the duo, who finished as high as 13th on the 2013 World Cup tour, may be starting to turn the corner.
RECAP: 2014 Oceania Championships
With more than two years away from the Paralympic debut of ParaCanoe. Team USA is improving rapidly and has medals in mind for Rio 2016.
2013 Year in Review: ParaCanoe
Your hard work has resulted in being recognized for having paddled 200, 300 or 400+ km over a six week period this past fall. This is not an easy feat for these Under 14 athletes. All athletes receive USA Canoe Kayak Recognition Certificates.
Congratulations to the 2013 Barton Bantam award recipients.
Hard work pays off.
In the first season since the retirement of three-time Olympian Carrie Johnson, the battle for women’s kayak supremacy was wide open. Among a host of Oklahoma City-based paddlers, Kaitlyn McElroy (Oklahoma City, Okla.) emerged as a potent threat in both kayak singles and doubles.