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Bird soars to K1 200 victory

Steve Bird has put himself in a strong position to secure a senior men’s berth on the Australian canoe sprint team this year after winning the K1 200 final at Grand Prix 2 in Penrith today. The reigning...

Feb 21, 2015


Brigden-Jones and Flood win K2 500

Jo Brigden-Jones has all but secured herself a place on the Australian canoe sprint team this year after she combined with Naomi Flood to win the K2 500 final at Grand Prix 2 (GP2) in Penrith today. The...

Feb 21, 2015


Stewart demolishes field in K1 1000 final

Murray Stewart has demolished the field in the K1 1000 final at Grand Prix 2 in Penrith today. The 2014 World Championship finalist demonstrated his elite pedigree by finishing more than 25 metres clear...

Feb 21, 2015


Senior women on track for Rio

National women's canoe sprint Head Coach David Foureur believes that the senior Australian women are performing well and on track as a group, a year out from 2016 Olympic Games. “I think our girls...

Feb 21, 2015


Brigden-Jones, McGrath and Reynolds amongst winners at GP2

The fight for national selection commenced at the Sydney International Regatta Centre today with more than 190 athletes in action at Grand Prix 2. With just six senior finals contested on the opening...

Feb 20, 2015


McGraths K1 debut fast enough for Worlds final

Curtis McGrath began his quest for a paracanoe team berth this year with victories in the TA K1 200 and V1 200 events at Grand Prix 2 in Penrith today. The 2014 TA V1 200 World Champion has had a challenging...

Feb 20, 2015


Stewart storms into K1 1000 final

London Olympic K4 1000 champion Murray Stewart looks set for a big weekend of racing after storming into the K1 1000 final on Saturday. Stewart recorded an emphatic five second win is his semifinal...

Feb 20, 2015


Grand Prix 2 Preview

Australia’s premier canoe sprint paddlers will fight it out for national selection at Grand Prix 2 in Sydney this weekend. 191 athletes will compete at GP2 at the Sydney International Regatta Centre...

Feb 19, 2015


Bird and Phillips hoping for altitude edge at GP2

Western Australian sprint pair Steve Bird and Jesse Phillips have spent part of their off-season training in the Perisher Valley. T­he London Olympians stayed at the Cooma Ski Lodge, at an altitude...

Feb 18, 2015


Junior women prepare for National Championships

A squad of eight young women from around Australia have been put to the test over the past two weeks in preparation for the upcoming National Championships in March. The squad was selected based upon...

Jan 27, 2015



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