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Kayakers Hitch A Ride on Back of A Whale
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#kayakingwhale – Youtube footage captures the moment two kayakers, a father and daughter were lifted clear out of the water after a whale surfaced underneath them. The two were paddling in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Puerto Madryn,…
European Canoe Semi-Final Spot for Ireland's Jezierski
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#CANOEING: Ireland’s Andrzej Jezierski took fourth place in his heat of the C1 200 metres at the European Canoe Sprint Championships in Brandenburg in Germany today. He will compete in tomorrow’s semi-finals. Barry Watkins and Michael Fitzsimons competed in the…
Touch on Gate Costs Liam Jegou Medal at European Canoeing
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#CANOEING: Ireland’s Liam Jegou finished fourth in the final of the Canoe Slalom European Junior Championships in Skopje in Macedonia today. The C1 competitor did very well in his semi-final and actually was the fastest man in the final, but…
Jegou Shoots Into European Canoe Slalom Semi-Finals
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#CANOEING: Ireland’s C1 canoeist Liam Jegou qualified comfortably for the semi-finals of he Canoe Slalom European Junior Championships at Skopje in Macedonia today. Jegou, whose mother is Irish and who was brought up in Ireland before moving to France, finished…
Jezierski Misses Chance By Trying Too Hard to Start Fast
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#CANOE SPRINT: Andrzej Jezierski’s challenge in the semi-finals of the Canoe Sprint World Cup in Szeged, Hungary ended before it began. The Ireland competitor first had a false start and then, straining to get an edge second time around, he…
Jezierski Sprints Into World Cup Semi-Final
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#CANOEING: A fast finish in his heat put Andrzej Jezierski into the semi-finals of the C1 200 metres at the Canoe Sprint World Cup in Szeged in Hungary today. Jezierski finished third in a heat which was won convincingly by…
Canoeist Liam Jegou Takes World Championship Silver
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#CANOEING: Ireland junior canoeist Liam Jegou took a silver medal today at the Canoe Slalom Under-23 and Junior World Championships in Sydney, Australia. On a difficult course in Penrith, only Florian Breuer of Germany was faster in the C1 (canoe…
Canoeist Liam Jegou Fastest in Junior World Heats
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#CANOEING: Liam Jegou recorded the fastest heat time as he won his heat at the Canoe Slalom Junior World Championships in Sydney in Australia. Jegou, competing in a the C1 class, took 101.66 seconds to complete the course, .97 of…
Olympic Stott to Provide Golden Touch at CANI Paddlefest
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#paddlefest – Olympic Gold Medallist Etienne Stott will be a key member of the coaching panel at the forthcoming annual Canoe Association of Northern Ireland (CANI) Paddlefest being held at Share Discovery Village on 21st - 23rd March 2014. Paddlefest…
Olympic Canoeist Eoin Rheinisch Bows Out
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#CANOEING: Eoin Rheinisch, a three time Ireland Olympian in canoe slalom, has retired. In a statement, the Kildare man looked back over his career. In 1996, I watched the Atlanta Olympics with my brothers at our home in Leixlip. Inspired…
Canoeing Clubs In Battle For Club Championships This April
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#Canoeing - Experienced canoeing and kayaking enthusiasts from across Dublin city and county are bound for Kilkenny and the south east as the countdown has begun to the country’s first ever Canoeing Ireland Club Championships. Over 400 competitors from 19…
Mark Your Canoe or Kayak for Safety Purposes
Canoeing
HM Coastguard dealt with 578 incidents involving canoes and kayaks in 2012. Sadly, there were nine fatalities. The type of call outs ranged from falling in to the water, fighting with strong winds and rip tides, to a lack of…
Egan and Simmons Fastest In Liffey Descent
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#LiffeyDescent: Peter Egan and Jon Simmons won a long battle with Déaglán Ó Drisceoil and Tom Brennan to come home fastest in the Liffey Descent today. The two crews were the only to come in under two hours in a…
Ireland Canoeists Lose Time on Portages at World Championships
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#CanoeMarathon2013: Ireland’s Jenny Egan and Peter Egan finished 15th and 19th respectively at the Canoe Marathon World Championships at Lake Bagsværd, Denmark, today. Jenny Egan started promisingly but was knocked back by her performances on the portages. Peter Egan was…
Young Ireland Canoeists Find Going Tough in Denmark
Canoeing
#CanoeMarathon2013: Ireland’s junior and under-23 competitors struggled at the Canoe Marathon World Championships at Lake Bagsværd in Denmark today. Katrina Broderick finished 18th in the women’s junior K1, while Jack Seery was 33rd and Alexander Broderick 41st in the junior…
Canoeist Banks Comes Close in Copenhagen
Canoeing
#CanoeMarathon2013: Malcolm Banks of Salmon Leap Canoe Club finished fifth in the K1 50 to 54 class at the Canoe Marathon Masters World Cup in Copenhagen in Denmark today. The Irishman got away with the leading group and was just…

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