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Czech kayakers Ondrej Tunka and Katerina Kudejova proved too strong at canoe slalom’s New Zealand Open today, while the national selection battle heated up on the Mangahao River near Palmerston North.
After a somewhat slightly stressful weather watch on the Saturday before the race (thunderstorms over the 24 hours preceding) the 2018 Rangi Race was held in pretty much perfect conditions; calm sunny skies and about 65cumecs of water in the river.
Former Olympic champion windsurfer Tom Ashley has been named as the new chief executive of Canoe Racing New Zealand.
Classic River Race was able to run on the Waimakariri river full course, from Mt White Bridge to Gorge Bridge with wins going to Sam Manson & Sophie Hart
The man who died after falling from a raft on the Landsborough River yesterday was 27-year-old Samuel Jacob Zarifeh of Christchurch.
The inaugural Waikato 100 got underway with a Waikato Rowing Club quadruple scull, a Cambridge Rowing Club octaple and a stand up paddleboarder (SUP) setting off from under Victoria Bridge,
Entries have been flowing in over the past few days as the dealine looms for the cut off for this year’s Rasdex Classic River Race.
Lisa Carrington has made a successful start to another new kayaking season, though the Olympic champion knows she can’t let her standards slip with the quality of her fellow Kiwis coming through.
The 3rd Prologue event arrived and the weather and river conditions were perfect for kayak racing. With 84 keen paddlers on the water it was set to be a great race! The flow was about 90 cumecs.
Nathan Luce has keenly followed the progress of New Zealand’s top female kayakers - now the Australian-based coach will get to have a first-hand impact on their quest for Olympic titles.