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GB Dragonboat Team Hope To Sail Through World Championships
#dragonboat – The Great Britain Dragonboat team prepare with excitement and determination in readiness for their travels to Niagara in Canada, for the World Dragonboat Racing Championships in August this year. After coming away with 9 medals, which included 3…
Irish Student Dies On Slovenia Canoeing Trip
#Canoeing - The death of an Irish student on a canoeing trip in Slovenia is the second tragedy to befall a north Dublin college's adventure sports management course, as The Irish Times reports. The young man, who has not yet…
Canoeing Ireland Recruiting Youth & Club Development Officer
#Canoeing - Canoeing Ireland is recruiting a Youth & Club Development Officer to develop youth participation in canoeing and increase both the quantity and quality of canoe clubs in Ireland. The successful candidate will be in charge of managing the…
Canoeing Ireland Shares In Coca-Cola Thank You Fund
#Canoeing - Canoeing Ireland is one of five sporting organisation to share in a €125,000 grant from the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund, as Business & Leadership reports. The €25,000 to Irish canoeing's governing body comes via the soft drinks giant's…
Mawer and Watkins Team Up to Win Liffey Descent
#CANOEING: Gary Mawer (44) and Barry Watkins (25) in a K2 racing kayak were fastest home in the Liffey Descent race today. The new partnership covered the journey from Straffan to Islandbridge in a time of one hour 48 minutes…
Conlan Competes in Heat of World Canoeing Championships
#CANOEING: Aisling Conlan finished 47th in her heat of the K1 (racing kayak) at the Canoe Slalom World Championships in Deep Creek in Maryland in the United States today. The Ireland competitor needed to finish in the top 30 to…
Hendrick (16) Given Taste of  World Championship Fare
#CANOEING: Robert Hendrick finished 46th in his heat at the Canoe Slalom World Championships in Deep Creek in the United States today. The top 30 qualified for the semi-finals. The 16-year-old C1 (Canadian canoe) paddler had two touches on his…
'Try Canoeing' Event In Co Down This Weekend
#Canoeing - Banbridge Canoe & Kayak Club will host a 'Try Canoeing' event for the public this Saturday 20 September, as the Banbridge Leader reports. All the action will take place on the new flat canoe slalom course at Gilford,…
Canoeist Hendrick Takes Silver for Ireland at Youth Olympic Games
#CANOEING: Ireland’s Robert Hendrick took a silver medal in the C1 Obstacle Slalom at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing in China. The event is run on a head-to-head format and the 16-year-old took on and beat Leon Breznik of…
No Quarter-Final for Irish Canoeist at Youth Olympic Games
# CANOEING: Ireland canoeist Robert Hendrick finished 12th of the 14 who competed in the Last 16 round and did not qualify for the quarter-finals of the C1 junior men’s head to head sprint at the Youth Olympic Games in…
Jezierski Eighth in B Final at Canoe Sprint World Championships
#CANOEING: Andrzej Jezierski finished eighth of nine in his B Final of the men’s C1 200 metres at the Canoe Sprint World Championships in Moscow today. It placed him 17th in the world. On Saturday, Michael Fitzsimons and Barry Watkins…
B Final Place for Jezierksi at Canoe Sprint World Championships
#CANOEING: Andrzej Jezierski finished sixth in his semi-final of the men’s C1 200m at the Canoe Sprint World Championships and will compete in tomorrow’s B Final in Moscow. Peter Egan and Simas Dobrovolskis were seventh in their semi-final of the…
Fourth Place by Jezierski Best of Irish Heat Results at Canoe Sprint Worlds
#CANOEING: Pat O’Leary placed ninth in his A Final and four Ireland crews made it to the semi-final stages at the canoe sprint World Championships in Moscow today. Andrzej Jezierski had the best placing in a heat, finishing fourth in…
C Final Place for Watkins and Fitzsimons at World Sprint Canoeing
#CANOEING: Barry Watkins and Michael Fitzsimons finished sixth in their semi-final of the men’s K2 1,000 metres at the Canoe Sprint World Championships in Moscow today, and must compete in the C Final. Jenny Burke finished fourth in her semi-fnal…
O'Leary Qualifies for Canoe Sprint World Final
#CANOEING: Ireland paracanoeist Pat O’Leary finished third in his semi-final and qualified for the final of the K1 LTA 200m at the Canoe Sprint World Championships in Moscow today. The legs, trunk and arms competitor was fifth in his heat.…
Kayakers Hitch A Ride on Back of A Whale
#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,…

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