Rio 2016 Recap: Triple-medalists for Brazil and Hungary highlight Olympic canoe sprint finals

Rio 2016 Recap: Triple-medalists for Brazil and Hungary highlight Olympic canoe sprint finals

Newly minted Brazilian national hero Isaquias Queiroz dos Santos and Hungary's Danuta Kozak claim historic three-medal canoe sprint performances in Rio

Rio 2016 Recap: Chourraut’s gold for Spain one of many Olympic paddling firsts

Rio 2016 Recap: Chourraut’s gold for Spain one of many Olympic paddling firsts

Great Britain, Japan, New Zealand and Spain all reach Olympic slalom medal milestones at the end of the canoe and kayak slalom events of the Rio 2016 games.

Road to Rio: Devin McEwan

Road to Rio: Devin McEwan

Devin McEwan (bow) and Casey Eichfeld, 2016 team trials, Oklahoma City. Photo Tom Dunning “Happiness should always be your priority,” says U.S. slalom canoeist Devin McEwan. “If you’re not[...]

Road to Rio: Mike Dawson

Road to Rio: Mike Dawson

The accomplished whitewater paddler and 2016 Olympian from New Zealand shares his views on how running rivers has prepared him for competing at the highest level

Road to Rio: Michal Smolen

Road to Rio: Michal Smolen

Michal Smolen racing at the 2016 team trials in Oklahoma City. Photo Tom Dunning On the verge of racing in his first Olympics, kayaker Michal Smolen may just be the top American medal contender in can[...]

Road to Rio: Casey Eichfeld

Road to Rio: Casey Eichfeld

“My parents had a boat for me, a C-1, before I was born,” says US canoeist Casey Eichfeld. “My mom was actually a scribe at the Savage River for the ’89 worlds when she was six months preg[...]

Road to Rio: Maggie Hogan

Road to Rio: Maggie Hogan

For 2016 Olympian, Maggie Hogan, variety is the spice of life. Though Hogan will be representing the US in her first Olympics during the women’s K-1 500 meter sprint, the collegiate-swimmer-turn[...]

Road to Rio: Ashley Nee

Road to Rio: Ashley Nee

Ashley Nee racing at the 2016 team trials in Oklahoma City. Photo Tom Dunning — courtesy of Ashley Nee An addiction to kayaking first gripped US women’s paddler Ashley Nee at ten years old[...]

Road to Rio: ICF Sprint World Cup 2 — Watch the Action

Road to Rio: ICF Sprint World Cup 2 — Watch the Action

For the second stage of the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup, the action moves to the village of Racice in the Czech Republic, May 27-29. Here, Olympic medal contenders with podium finishes last week in Dui[...]

Road to Rio: Sprint Is In

Road to Rio: Sprint Is In

[caption id=”attachment_33579″ align=”alignnone” width=”630″] Maggie Hogan from 2010 Pan American Championships. Photo: USA Canoe/Kayak[/caption] The Pan-American C[...]