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May 26, 2017

Stephens happy to let team find their feet in Szeged

Australian Canoeing National Performance Director Shaun Stephens is happy to set the bar low for the team competing at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup in Szeged,...

May 26, 2017


AC CEO POSITION ADVERTISED

Australian Canoeing (AC) has engaged Left Field Sports Solutions (a recruitment agency) to assist in  the recruitment process of a Chief Executive Officer. AC...

May 25, 2017

CEO GREG DOYLE STEPS DOWN AS CEO OF AUSTRALIAN CANOEING

Australian Canoeing (AC) CEO Greg Doyle has stepped down from his role after nine years leading the organisation. Doyle oversaw a significant amount of change...

May 24, 2017


Official bulletin - 2017 Ocean Racing World Championships, Hong Kong

It is with great pleasure that we confirm the 2017 ICF Ocean Racing World Championships will be held in Hong Kong in November. You can find all of the information...

May 24, 2017

Bull looks to build on dream Olympic year

The first year after an Olympic Games can be a bit of a struggle for some athletes, but Australian sprint canoeist Aly Bull is relishing every moment. She’s...

May 24, 2017


Sprint team arrives in Europe ahead of World Cups campaign

The Australian Canoe Sprint team has arrived in Europe ahead of the first ICF World Cup of the year in Szeged, Hungary, as they begin their new Olympic cycle. For...

May 22, 2017

Canoe Polo - ABC Report

Check out the report ABC publish on the return of Canoe Polo. The return of Canoe Polo

May 16, 2017


Australian Masters Games in North West Tasmania

Click here for information on Flatwater Canoeing and Ocean Racing events at the Australian Masters Games in North West Tasmania, 2017.

May 16, 2017

POSITIONS VACANT – ADMINISTRATION COORDINATOR

ADMINISTRATION COORDINATOR (SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK LOCATION) As the first point of contact for all Australian Canoeing members and key stakeholders, this position...

May 5, 2017


2017 Australian Freestyle Team Announcement

The Freestyle World Championship Team has been selected after athletes competed for a spot at the 2017 Freestyle National Championships. Australian Canoeing would...

May 2, 2017

2017 Australian Ocean Racing Team Announcement

The ICF have made the decision to change the athlete quotas for each National federation competing at the World Ocean Racing Championships. The quotas are now as followed; U18...

May 1, 2017


2017 Oceania Canoe Polo Championships

The 2017 Oceania Canoe Polo Championships, in April, continued the rivalry between Australia and New Zealand for dominance in the region. Held every two years, the championships...

Apr 27, 2017

Appointment of AC Director - Mr Tony Haines

State Member Associations (MAs) have actively been involved in respect to the 'casual vacancy' for an Elected Director created at the 2016 AGM. We are pleased...

Apr 11, 2017


National Pathways Update

The start of a new quadrennial Olympic cycle, is an opportunity to pause, reflect and make the necessary changes that may be required to ensure we stay ahead of our highly...

Apr 11, 2017

New Athlete Fundraising Program

Following a successful trial around the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Australian Sports Fondation have now launched a new Athlete Fundraising Program. This...

Apr 11, 2017


2017 MARATHON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS ANNOUNCED

The Marathon World Championship and Masters World Cup Teams have been selected after athletes raced for a spot at the 2017 Canoe Marathon National Championship...

Apr 10, 2017

2017 Canoe Slalom Team Announcement - NCE and World Cups

Australian Canoeing are proud to announce the following Canoe Slalom teams for 2017. Congratulations to all athletes that have been selected. 2017 Canoe Slalom...

Mar 31, 2017


DANGER – PADDLING FLOODED RIVERS

WARNING! Australian Canoeing strongly recommends that no one should use a canoe/kayak in flood water. The speed and power of the water can quickly sweep you into...

Mar 31, 2017

Olympic Hopes Team Announcement

Australian Canoeing has announced the 2017 Olympic Hopes Teams following the conclusion of the 2017 Sprint National Championships at the Sydney International Regatta...

Mar 27, 2017


2017 Canoe Polo Oceania Team Announcement

Australian Canoeing has announced the 2017 Canoe Polo Oceania teams. Congratulations to all athletes who have been selected and those whom competed throughout the National...

Mar 22, 2017

2017 Freestyle National Championships

The 2017 Australian Freestyle Kayak Championships on 8th April 2017. Please click here to find out more information about the event.

Mar 21, 2017


Sprint Team Canoe-Boat Announcement 2017

Australian Canoeing has announced the 2017 National Teams Canoe-Boat selection following the 2017 Sprint National Championships at the Sydney International Regatta...

Mar 21, 2017

ICF Canoe Marathon Newsletter 2017-2

Please click here for the latest issue of ICF Canoe Marathon Newsletter.

Mar 20, 2017


2017 Australian Canoe Marathon Championships

The 2017 Australian Canoe Marathon Championships was held in Sydney International Regatta Centre, Penrith, New South Wales over the 11-12 March, 2017 and was a very...

Mar 16, 2017

Position Vacant - Finance Manager

Finance Manager - Part-Time (0.8 FTE) The Finance Manager will take charge of the timeliness and accuracy of monthly reporting, providing advice and support to the executive...

Mar 15, 2017


Ocean Racing National Medalists 2017

Congratulations to all Ocean Racing competitors who participated for a successful inaugural National series. Congratulations to the medalists for each age category. OPEN...

Mar 13, 2017

Canoe deal makes a splash

3 March 2017 Hydro Tasmania has reached a nation-first agreement to further support whitewater paddling in Tasmania. For many years, the Derwent...

Mar 13, 2017


2017 FREESTYLE TEAM NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

Selection policies for 2017 Freestyle World Championships Team are now available Freestyle World Championships Team for the 2017 ICF Freestyle World Championships...

Mar 10, 2017

Club Trophy & Raj Award

At the 2017 Canoe Sprint National Championships held at the Sydney International Regatta Centre, Penrith the Club Trophy and Raj Award were awarded. RAJ AWARD Is...

Mar 9, 2017


2017 Sprint Team Announcement

Australian Canoeing has announced the 2017 National Teams following the conclusion of the 2017 Sprint National Championships at the Sydney International Regatta...

Mar 9, 2017

Olympic veterans to lead Australia's World Cups campaign

Triple Olympian Ken Wallace and 2012 gold medallist Murray Stewart have been named in an Australian sprint canoe squad to compete on this year’s World Cup and World...

Mar 9, 2017


Position Vacant - National Centre of Excellence Sprint Development Coach

National Centre of Excellence Sprint Development Coach The National Centre of Excellence [NCE] Sprint Development Coach will learn and develop as a high performance...

Mar 8, 2017

Position Vacant - NSWIS Sprint Kayak Head Coach

NSWIS Sprint Kayak Head Coach The NSWIS Sprint Head Coach will provide leadership and direction to Sprint Canoe athletes within NSW, as well as high performance...

Mar 8, 2017


Tame relishes return to where it all began

Olympic bronze medallist Lachlan Tame has turned back the clock to win the K1 200 title at the Australian National Championships in Penrith, and says he’d like...

Mar 8, 2017

Brigden-Jones takes first step on road back to Australian team

Sprint canoeist Jo Brigden-Jones has underlined her determination to earn her place back on the Australian team with a strong performance in the K1 200 at the National...

Mar 7, 2017


Olympians look strong at Australian National titles

Two-time Olympian Murray Stewart is still undecided about whether he’ll try and qualify for Tokyo in 2020, but showed he is still in fine form by winning a third...

Mar 6, 2017

Nationals bring out the best Australian sprint canoeists

Most of Australia’s Olympic and Paralympic sprint canoe squad will hit the water for the first time competitively next week at the Australian National titles in Penrith. Olympic...

Mar 3, 2017


Sprint Pathways Update

Australian Canoeing (AC) Sprint Pathways - NTS and SDP update: NATIONAL TALENT SQUAD (NTS) - Sprint 2017 will see a shift in the direction taken with our National...

Mar 2, 2017

Media Release - Coaching Leadership Team for 2020

Media Release AUSTRALIAN CANOEING ANNOUNCE COACHING LEADERSHIP TEAM FOR 2020. The CEO of Australian Canoeing, Greg Doyle, today announced the national high performance...

Mar 2, 2017


Remotely Piloted Aircraft Policy

Australian Canoeing has adopted a Remotely Piloted Aircraft Policy on 1st March 2017. Please ensure you review and understand Australian Canoeing's new policy....

Mar 2, 2017

POSITIONS VACANT – PERFORMANCE OPERATIONS MANAGER – Canoe Slalom

PERFORMANCE OPERATIONS MANAGER – Canoe Slalom You will manage the daily operations of the Canoe Slalom High Performance Program (HP) at the National Centre of Excellence...

Mar 2, 2017


ICF Tahiti 2017 Ocean Racing World Cup

Information and invitation to attend the 2017 ICF Tahiti Ocean Racing World Cup has been published. Please click here to view the information.

Mar 1, 2017

2017 Canoe Sprint Selection Criteria Admendments

Please be advised that the Selection Criteria for 2017 Canoe Sprint Junior, Under 23 and Senior Teams has been amended. The following changes have been made: ...

Feb 27, 2017


2017 Australian Canoe Sprint and Marathon Championships Merchandise

Do not miss out order your merchandise before the Championships. Merchandise for the championship can be pre-ordered.  The cut off date has been extended to Friday...

Feb 27, 2017

Entries Closing Soon!

Canoe Sprint Nationals entries are closing Friday 24th February at 11:59pm (AEDT). Make sure you get your entries in before closing.  To enter please use following...

Feb 23, 2017


Entries open for 16th Australian Masters Games in Tasmania

With eight months to go before the 16th Australian Masters Games, entries are officially open for 45 sports that will be hosted in Tasmania’s North West from 21-28...

Feb 23, 2017

Mardi Stapleton

Mardi is a two-time Australian champion who also represented Australia at the 2015 Oceania championships. In 2016 she was selected captain of the Victorian junior...

Feb 21, 2017


Kal Rawson

Kal is a four-time Australian champion who also represented Australia at the 2015 Oceania Championships. He was captain of the U15 men’s team. In 2016, he was selected...

Feb 21, 2017

John Moore

John Moore is well known throughout canoe polo for his relaxed manner and eagerness for a chat. He has played polo for many years and is active at every level of the sport,...

Feb 21, 2017


Sarah Heard

There is nothing like lining up before the start of a game at the world championships and looking down along the line at your team mates dressed in the green and gold....

Feb 21, 2017

Duncan Cochrane

A legend in canoe polo, Duncan Cochrane OAM is an inspiration to everyone involved with the sport. He started playing in 1986, first representing Australia in 1989...

Feb 20, 2017


Australian Master Games Entries Opening Soon

Entries Open Next Week Entries for the final round of sports on offer at the 16th Australian Masters Games in Tasmania’s North West in October 2017 will open...

Feb 20, 2017

Fox posts one of her best to land another K1/C1 slalom double

Pics by Delly Carr/Australian Canoeing Two-time Olympic medallist Jessica Fox has posted one of her best runs ever on her local Penrith course to win the women’s...

Feb 19, 2017


Day three, Australian Open - live blog

12:40: Matus Benuj gives it his all, but finishes third behind the two Brits, Florence and Westley. 12:38: Ryan Westley (GBR) goes 96:70 to go into second behind...

Feb 19, 2017

Fox sisters quinella C1 final at Australian Open

Pic by Delly Carr/Australian Canoeing Three-time World Champion Jessica Fox and younger sister Noemie have finished one-two in the C1 final of the canoe slalom...

Feb 19, 2017


Day two, Australian Open - live blog

12:51: Skantar/Skantar get the gold after French team of Scianimanico/Cailhol pick up a penalty and take silver. Bronze goes to Slovakia's Kucera/Batik 12:48:...

Feb 18, 2017

Fox and Delfour solid as Europeans flex slalom muscle

Pic by Delly Carr/Australian Canoeing European paddlers have dominated the opening day of the canoe slalom Australian Open in Penrith, but Australia’s top-ranked...

Feb 17, 2017


Day one, Australian Open - live blog

17:42: USA's Lokken and NZ's Thwaite are the final two pieces of the C1 semi-finals jigsaw. 17:38: Chaloupka (CZE), Smith (USA), Zheng (CHN), Lhota (CZE), Carter...

Feb 17, 2017

World-class field to contest Australian Canoe Slalom Open

A world-class field, including four of the five top finishers in the men’s K1 at last year’s Rio Olympics, will compete in this weekend’s Australian Canoe...

Feb 13, 2017


Entries NOW OPEN! 2017 Canoe Sprint and Marathon National Championships

Entries for the 2017 Canoe Sprint and Marathon National Championships are now open. Both events are to be held at Sydney International Regatta Centre (Gate A Old Castlereagh...

Feb 10, 2017

2017 Canoe Polo National Championships

Entries for the 2017 Canoe Polo National Championships are now open! Please find all information regarding the championships here.

Feb 7, 2017


Heat wreaks havoc with final day of second Grand Prix

Oppressive conditions wreaked havoc with the final day of the second Grand Prix on Australian Canoeing’s calendar, with many events cancelled and several of the sport’s...

Feb 5, 2017

Burnett shines in the blistering heat

Pic by Rob Van Bommel/Sportscene Alyce Burnett and Alyssa Bull did Australia proud when they made the final of the women’s K2 500 at last year’s Rio Olympics,...

Feb 4, 2017


Bull upstages Rio partner in thrilling final

Pic by Rob Van Bommel/Sportscene 2016 Olympian Alyssa Bull earned bragging rights over her Rio partner, and Queensland’s Bill Bain upstaged his much more fancied...

Feb 3, 2017

GP2 Schedule Updated

After discussions with the Coaches and Team Managers at the Team Leaders meeting it was agreed that due to the forecast in hot weather the events on Saturday and Sunday...

Feb 2, 2017


McGrath ready to build on incredible 2016

Even if he wanted to, Australian para-canoeist Curtis McGrath has no chance of putting his 2016 achievements to one side. Not that he wants to, of course, because...

Feb 2, 2017

No half measures for Burnett in return to racing

Athletes spend years preparing for an Olympic Games, so once the event is over, many of them can’t wait to put their feet up and smell the roses for a bit. Australian...

Jan 31, 2017


Nominations open for the AC 2016 Marathon Paddler of the Year

You can nominate your chosen paddler for the 2016 AC Marathon Paddler of the Year in the following categories: Senior Male Senior Female Junior Male ...

Jan 31, 2017

Fox blitzes C1 field to bring up Oceania double

Photo by Jamie Troughton/Dscribe Media Two-time Olympian Jess Fox has led an Australian domination of the women’s C1 final at the Oceania Championships in Auckland,...

Jan 30, 2017


Fox all class in K1 win

Photo by Jamie Troughton/Dscribe Media Australian Jess Fox showed her undeniable kayaking class, while a tiny slip cost Luuka Jones dearly at the Oceania canoe...

Jan 30, 2017

Fox leads strong Australian charge at Oceania Championships

Ian Borrows - Pic by Jamie Troughton/Dscribe Media Services Australians have made a strong start to the Oceania Canoe Slalom Championships in Auckland, highlighted...

Jan 28, 2017


Anderson prepares for big test in Auckland

Three years after making one of those life-changing decisions that don’t always go the right way, Australian canoe slalom paddler Tim Anderson believes he can now safely...

Jan 27, 2017

2017 Canoe Slalom National Talent Squad Announcement

Australian Canoeing congratulates the following athletes have been selected for the 2017 Canoe Slalom National Talent Squad to represent Australian Canoeing and Australia. ...

Jan 27, 2017


GP2 Lane Draws

The regattas site has been updated with lane draws (in portrait and landscape versions), the coloured programme,  and competitor briefing – click here. The...

Jan 27, 2017

D'Arcy Slater Foundation Sport Scholarships Application Now Open

Applications for the 2017 summer round of D’Arcy Slater Scholarships are now open, with the application period closing at 5pm Friday, 3 February 2017. The D’Arcy...

Jan 27, 2017


Paddlers recognised in Australia Day honours

Australian Canoeing would like to congratulate Mr Duncan Cochrane, Mr Curtis McGrath and the late Mr Brian Trouville on being awarded OAM in the Australia Day honours....

Jan 26, 2017

Refreshed Lawrence primed for big 2017

Having sat out most of 2016, Australian paddler Ros Lawrence is ready to hit the water with a vengeance in 2017, determined to be on the start line in Tokyo in 2020...

Jan 25, 2017


Success for Delfour caps strong weekend for Australians in NZ

Rio Olympian Lucien Delfour showed flashes of his best form by beating a world-class field in the K1 final of the New Zealand Open near Palmerston North on the weekend. Delfour...

Jan 23, 2017

International Canoe Marathon RUSANOVKA RING

Please click here to find out information on the International Canoe Marathon Rusanovka Ring 2017.

Jan 18, 2017


Aus Open 2017 Entries Closing Soon

Entries for the Canoe Slalom Australian Open have now opened! The event will be held at Penrith Whitewater Stadium from Friday 17th – Sunday 19th February 2017....

Jan 18, 2017

2017 Wildwater World Championship Teams Announced

The Wildwater World Championship Teams have been selected after athletes raced for a spot at the 2017 Wildater National Championship at Goulburn River, Victoria...

Jan 13, 2017


Titles for Fox and Borrows, and an upset for Anderson

Two-time Olympic medallist Jessica Fox has overcome a severe throat infection and Rio Olympian Ian Borrows a limited preparation to post wins on the final day of the Australian...

Jan 13, 2017

Olympians challenged on day two at slalom Nationals

Experienced campaigner Rosalyn Lawrence has thrown down the gauntlet to two-time Olympic medallist, Jessica Fox, in the K1 event at the Australian National Slalom...

Jan 12, 2017


Strong start for Fox and Delfour at slalom Nationals

STRONG START FOR FOX AND DELFOUR AT SLALOM NATIONALS Olympians Jessica Fox and Lucien Delfour have made strong starts to the 2016 Australian Slalom Nationals...

Jan 11, 2017

Olympians hit the water in Penrith this week

Australia’s entire 2016 Olympic slalom squad will have their first competition of the year this week when they contest the 2017 National Championships at the Penrith...

Jan 10, 2017


Grand Prix 2 Entries Closing Soon

Grand Prix 2 entries were meant to close on Tuesday 10th January have been extended and will now close on Sunday 15th January at 11:59pm (AEDT) To enter please...

Jan 9, 2017

2017 National Schools titles a great success

Western Australia's Nina Mueller - pic by Dean Tonkin SEVERAL IMPRESS AT SLALOM NATIONAL SCHOOLS TITLES 18-year-old Tristan Carter has followed up his strong...

Jan 9, 2017


Vacancy - Australian Canoeing Marathon Racing Technical Committee

The Australian Canoeing Marathon Racing Technical Committee (ACMRTC) is seeking a volunteer to join the committee in the position of Secretary. This is a non voting...

Jan 2, 2017

2017 National Wildwater Championships and Southern Cup

This morning saw the National Wildwater Championships and Southern Cup races  conclude with the National Classic Championships on the Goulburn River at Eildon VIC. Not...

Dec 30, 2016


Paddling Code to Safe Paddling

The summer holidays are here which means more people are getting out on the water in a wide range of paddle craft. Australian Canoeing wish to remind everyone...

Dec 23, 2016

MS ANITA TAYLOR REAPPOINTED AS A DIRECTOR

Ms Anita Taylor's term as an Appointed Director of Australian Canoeing expires on the 24th December 2016 and the Directors of the Australian Canoeing Board have...

Dec 23, 2016


Sprint Selection/ Nominations/ GP2 Entry

Selection Policies are now available for all teams here - http://canoe.org.au/disciplines/canoe-sprint/#selection-info. Team nominations are all open and can be done...

Dec 22, 2016

Congratulations on ICF Committee Appointments

Australian Canoeing would like to congratulate the following Australians on being appointed on ICF committees. Andrea King - Paracanoe Rob Jenkinson - Ocean...

Dec 21, 2016


Proposed Schedule of National Wildwater Championships and Selection Events

Please note the earlier start on day 1 by 30 minutes and the morning session on day 3.   Tuesday the 27th December, 2016 9.00 am Race Briefing and issue...

Dec 21, 2016

Change of venue for National Wildwater Championships

Unfortunately due to forecasted water releases there is now a need to change the venue for the National Wildwater Championships. Organisers were advised today...

Dec 20, 2016


OFFICE HOURS DURING CHRISTMAS

The Australian Canoeing office will be closed to the public from Thursday 22nd December to Tuesday 3rd January (inclusive). If you urgently need to contact us, our emergency...

Dec 19, 2016

WILDWATER SELECTION Criteria AND TEAM NOMINATIONS

Nominations and Selections criterias are now opened for the 2017 Australian Wildwater Senior, Junior & Under 23 Teams to compete at the ICF Wildwater World Championships...

Dec 16, 2016


WILDWATER NATIONAL ENTRIES - CLOSING SOON!

The 2017 Wildwater National Championship entries will be closing Wednesday 21st December 2016. Make sure you get your entries in before the closing date. Click...

Dec 13, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE - AC NPD

MEDIA RELEASE SHAUN STEPHENS NAMED AUSTRALIAN CANOEING NATIONAL PERFORMANCE DIRECTOR Australian Canoeing (AC) is pleased to announce Shaun Stephens as the new National...

Dec 13, 2016


Canoe Slalom Schools and National Championships Info

All participants should note that both the Slalom Schools Championships and the Slalom National Championships will be held in accordance with the recent changes...

Dec 12, 2016

Wood and Reynolds complete clean sweep of Grand Prix titles

2016 Rio Olympian Jordan Wood and Paralympic silver medallist Amanda Reynolds have completed incredible clean sweeps of individual medals at the opening Australian...

Dec 11, 2016


Big names continue to shine in Adelaide

Olympians Jordan Wood and Riley Fitzsimmons and Paralympian Amanda Reynolds continued to impress on day two of the Australian Canoeing Grand Prix in Adelaide. Wood...

Dec 10, 2016

Rio athletes make strong start to Adelaide Grand Prix

Rio Olympic teammates Jordan Wood and Riley Fitzsimmons have fought out a tight K1 1000m final on the first day of competition at Australian Canoeing’s first Grand...

Dec 9, 2016


OLYMPIANS & PARALYMPIANS READY TO GET STRAIGHT BACK INTO ACTION

Paralympic silver medallist Amanda Reynolds will be among a small group of Rio athletes competing at this weekend’s season-opening canoe sprint Grand Prix in Adelaide. Reynolds...

Dec 8, 2016

NEW VENUE: SLALOM/WILDWATER SCHOOLS

STATEMENT 2016 Australian Canoeing Schools Slalom Championship The ongoing challenge for Canoe Slalom across Australia will continue to be accessible, dependable...

Dec 8, 2016


EOIs Open for Team Officials

Expressions of Interests are now open for Team Managers and Coaches If you are interested in being involved as a Coach/Manager/Official in a 2017 National Teams...

Dec 7, 2016

Ocean Racing Team Nominations Have Been Extended!

Nominations have been extended for Ocean Racing World Championships Team for the 2017 ICF Ocean Racing World Championships in Hong Kong. The closing date is now 6th January...

Dec 7, 2016


POSITIONS VACANT – Administration & Accounts Coordinator

Administration & Accounts Coordinator (SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK LOCATION) As the first point of contact for all Australian Canoeing members and key stakeholders,...

Dec 5, 2016

60 Years Since 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games

60 years since the World arrived in Melbourne for the 1956 Olympics held on the 22 November to 8 December.  It was the first time the Olympics was held outside...

Dec 2, 2016


VENUE CHANGE: 2017 Schools Championships

STATEMENT 2016 Australian Canoeing Schools Slalom Championship The ongoing challenge for Canoe Slalom across Australia will continue to be accessible, dependable...

Nov 29, 2016

2017 Wildwater National Championships and Selection Events

The 2017 National Wildwater Championships and additional selection races will be held from the 27th December 2016 to the 30th December 2016 on the Goulburn River,...

Nov 24, 2016


MARK O'BRIEN AWARDED LIFE MEMBERSHIP OF AC

Mark has been actively involved at a national level with Canoe Sprint since 1979 until the present day. Since 1979 – present Mark has been a part of the organising...

Nov 14, 2016

2016 Australian Canoeing Award Winners

Nov 14, 2016


CONNIE TODARO ELECTED TO THE BOARD OF AC

At the 67th Annual General Meeting held on Saturday 12th November 2016, Ms. Danielle Woodward OAM and Mr. Martyn Clancy-Lowe after almost 10 years of service stepped...

Nov 12, 2016

Positions Vacant - GM Sprint & GM Slalom

General Manager – Sprint (Gold Coast location) Managing daily operations of the Australian Canoeing Canoe Sprint High Performance (HP) Program at the NCE including...

Nov 11, 2016


2017 CANOE MARATHON TEAM NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

Selection policies for 2017 Canoe Marathon World Championships Team are now available Canoe Marathon World Championships Team for the 2017 ICF Canoe Marathon...

Nov 4, 2016

2017 Slalom/Wildwater Schools Championships

PLEASE check the list here to ensure your entries are correct - ENTRIES at 16122016 For more info on the competition, please see here - Schools Info Sheet If...

Nov 3, 2016


2017 Canoe Slalom National Championships Entries

Please complete the forms below to enter the 2017 Canoe Slalom National Championships, to be held at Penrith Whitewater Stadium from the 11th - 13th January, 2017. Entries...

Nov 3, 2016

2017 Canoe Polo Team Nominations now Open

Nominations for the 2017 Canoe Polo Teams are now open. Canoe Polo Oceania Championship Team for the 2017 Canoe Polo Oceania Championships in New Zealand (Nominations...

Nov 1, 2016


2017 Canoe Slalom Team Nominations Now Open!

Nominations for the 2017 Canoe Slalom Senior, U23, Junior and NTS Teams are now open. To nominate please visit - teams.canoe.org.au. To read the selection...

Nov 1, 2016

2017 Ocean Racing Selection Policies

Selection policies for 2017 Ocean Racing World Championships Team are now available Ocean Racing World Championships Team for the 2017 ICF Ocean Racing World...

Oct 25, 2016


Goulburn Classic

Oct 21, 2016

Nominations for Slalom Course Designer

Please find below a link to the online nomination for form to be included in the Canoe Slalom Course Design Committee pool for the 2017 season. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfx156V6d7RI26hjev6_kpKTINIW7oQxp8GhFpRveBwvJ6WhQ/viewform The...

Oct 21, 2016


FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2015-16 AUSTRALIAN CANOEING AWARDS

This year has been an amazing year for paddling in Australia. There has been many fantastic results at international events including Olympics and Paralympics....

Oct 18, 2016

MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR JOHN NEWTON

A memorial service for John Newton will be held on Thursday 20th October, 2016 at 2pm. The service will be held at Allambie Memorial Park (Nerang Broadbeach...

Oct 18, 2016


Organisational Restructure - NPD position

Post 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics Games and the move into the 2020 and 2024 Olympic cycles, the Board of Australian Canoeing (AC) has decided to restructure...

Oct 17, 2016

VALE PHILLIP JOHN NEWTON

It is with a heavy heart that I advise of the passing of Queensland Canoeing Inc. Life Member Philip John Newton on Sunday 16 October 2016 after a long battle with...

Oct 17, 2016


ICF Marathon World Cup 2017 Belgium: First Bulletin

ICF have release the first bulletin for the 2017 Marathon World Cup. To have a look at the first bulletin please click here.

Oct 10, 2016

VOTE NOW! Who's your People's Choice for 2016?

Click here to vote for your favourite athlete.

Oct 7, 2016


Isabella Rositano

National Team: Under-23 DOB: 2nd January 1996 Hometown: Adelaide, South Australia Place of birth: North Adelaide Club: West Lakes Canoe Club Coach: Kristof...

Oct 5, 2016

GET YOUR TICKETS FOR THE ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER

Sep 29, 2016


SYSTEM IS IN PLACE FOR FUTURE SUCCESS - OWENS

The easy answer to the question every Olympic sport is asking itself after Rio is “look at the medal table”. But that would only provide half the story, and in most...

Sep 28, 2016

Athlete Data Leak - AC Statement

ASADA has confirmed that there has been a 2nd data leak by cyber espionage group Fancy Bears. For more information please see their media release here - ASADA Confirms...

Sep 24, 2016


Olympic hopefuls ready to race in Szeged

From 23rd to 25th September, 27 aspiring young Australian athletes will line up against the world's best canoe sprint paddlers aged between 15 and 17 for the Olympic...

Sep 21, 2016

NOMINATIONS FOR 2015 – 2016 ANNUAL AWARDS CLOSING SOON

Sep 21, 2016


2016 CHINA SHAOXING INTERNATIONAL CANOE MARATHON

Please click here for information on the 2016 CHINA  SHAOXING INTERNATIONAL CANOE MARATHON ICF classic series.

Sep 21, 2016

Jess Fox joins Kenny Wallace on the AOCs Athletes’ Commission

AOC: Members of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team have voted three new faces onto the Australian Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission, to serve as the voice...

Sep 19, 2016


2017 Australian Marathon Championships

The 2017 Australian Marathon Championships will not be held on the Easter Long Weekend instead to be held on 10 to 12 March 2017. The event will be held in conjunction...

Sep 19, 2016

Curtis McGrath named Australian flag-bearer for closing ceremony

Paracanoe gold medalist Curtis McGrath will cap off a remarkable four year journey to Rio, when he carries the Australian flag into the Maracanã during the closing...

Sep 19, 2016


Canoe Marathon World Championships

Canoe Marathon World Championships starting Friday the 16th, click here for start times. Australian Team  Mens Open K1 Josh Kippin Michael Leverett Womens...

Sep 16, 2016

McGrath reaches the summit

The legendary tale of Curtis McGrath has culminated in an extraordinary triumph, with the Australian Army Sapper now earning the rank of Paralympic champion. “To...

Sep 16, 2016


Fox finishes 2016 in winning style at World Cup final

Australia’s Jessica Fox has finished her 2016 canoe slalom campaign with a stunning victory in the K1 in the World Cup final at Tacen, Slovenia. 24 hours after...

Sep 14, 2016

2016 Masters Marathon World Cup Results

Australian results from the 2016 Masters and Paracanoe Canoe Marathon World Cup in Brandenburg, Germany. A quick summary for singles competition. 3 gold, 1 silver...

Sep 14, 2016


Paralympic Canoe Schedule

Not long to go now before our Paralympian's take to the course in Lagoa, Rio! Heats race times for all of our guys below (in local times). We will keep you up to date...

Sep 14, 2016

XIII ADIGE MARATHON - CLASSIC CANOE MARATHON WORLD SERIES

Sep 14, 2016


Invitation KVM 2016

Sep 14, 2016

Women Leaders in Sport Grants

Women Leaders in Sport Grants The Women Leaders in Sport (WLIS) program is an Australian Government initiative that is managed by the Australian Sports Commission...

Sep 13, 2016


History beckons for Paralympic newcomers

On the eve of the Rio Paralympics, Australian para-canoe coach Andrea King is urging her small but determined team to soak up the knowledge and experience of fellow...

Sep 7, 2016

2017 Ocean Racing National Championships

This year, we are trialling something new. The 2017 Ocean Racing National Champions will be awarded from combined points achieved from the Australian Ocean Racing...

Sep 6, 2016


No Olympic hangover for Jess Fox

Australia’s Jessica Fox has shown no ill effects from her Olympic experience, blitzing a world-class field to win canoe slalom gold in the C1 at the fourth ICF World...

Sep 3, 2016

No rest for Fox as World Cup campaign continues

While most of the Australian Olympic team have been touring the country enjoying welcome home parades and some well-deserved rest and recuperation, two-time canoe...

Sep 1, 2016


Reynolds ready to rock Rio

It is no understatement to suggest the Para canoe clash between Australia’s Amanda Reynolds and Great Britain’s Anne Dickens will be one of the highlights of the Rio Paralympics. There...

Sep 1, 2016

Bird ruffles feathers in Olympic final

After racing the two biggest K1 200 races of his life, Steve Bird went to bed on Friday night wondering what he might be able to do in the final. The hours after...

Aug 21, 2016


K4 boys give their all in gold medal defence

Olympic veterans Ken Wallace and Jacob Clear have paid tribute to their teammates but spoken of the heartache of finishing fourth in the K4 1000 final in Rio. The...

Aug 21, 2016

It's been a long four years for K4, but they're ready

Four years on from Australia’s memorable K4 1000 gold medal in London, four good friends will set out tonight on one of the most picturesque canoe courses in the world...

Aug 20, 2016


Surprised Bird ready to fly in final

There was no-one more shocked about the Olympic performance of Steve Bird in the K1 200 on Friday than Steve Bird himself. Bird chose the Olympics to hit the best...

Aug 20, 2016

Owens proud of what perfect pairing has achieved

Australian canoe sprint coach Jimmy Owens believes the rock-solid friendship of Ken Wallace and Lachlan Tame has been a key ingredient to their Olympic medal success...

Aug 19, 2016


Clear ready to guide new crew to gold medal defence

Four years after Australia snatched a brilliant gold medal in the K4 1000 in London, Jacob Clear is back to defend the title. He will, of course, have three teammates...

Aug 19, 2016

Stoked Wallace and Tame snare Olympic bronze

The dream combination of Ken Wallace and Lachlan Tame have won bronze for Australia in the K2 1000 at the Rio Olympics, an incredible achievement considering they...

Aug 19, 2016


Szekszardi savours every minute of Olympic debut

Ferenc Szekszardi admits to shedding a tear or two on his way to the start line for his Olympic debut in the C1 200 on Wednesday. It was a morning wracked with...

Aug 18, 2016

Canoe Marathon Masters Questionnaire

The ICF marathon committee would like to review the format use for the masters events at World Championships, Continental Championships and World Cups at its next...

Aug 18, 2016


Relaxed Wallace and Tame ready to step up a gear in K2 final

Ken Wallace and Lachlan Tame are ready to paddle for gold after an impressive heat and semi-final in the K2 1000 at the Rio Olympics on Wednesday. And while the fast-finishing...

Aug 18, 2016

Szekszardi savours every minute of Olympic debut

Ferenc Szekszardi admits to shedding a tear or two on his way to the start line for his Olympic debut in the C1 200 on Wednesday. It was a morning wracked with...

Aug 18, 2016


Exhausted Flood ponders next career chapter

Two-time Olympian Naomi Flood gave one commitment after her K1 500 semi-final in Rio on Wednesday – she would not be setting foot in a boat for the next year. 30-year-old...

Aug 18, 2016

Bowker and Wood pleased with Olympic debut

It’s not often that the second time you ever race together is in an Olympics, but for debutants Daniel Bowker and Jordan Wood that’s where they found themselves...

Aug 18, 2016


Wallace looking to add to the coolness in Rio

Having already achieved so much in the sport of sprint canoeing, Ken Wallace wants to do something on the water in Rio that will one day convince his two little...

Aug 17, 2016

Bull and Burnett send out warning for Tokyo 2020

Australian K2 500 paddlers Alyce Burnett and Alyssa Bull have issued a warning to their international rivals – watch out for us in four years time. Bull and Burnett...

Aug 17, 2016


Stewart believes his best is yet to come

Murray Stewart has finished an incredible fourth in the men’s K1 1000 Olympic final in Rio, his best result in top international competition and coming off the back...

Aug 17, 2016

Stewart blasts his way into K1 1000 final

If Murray Stewart’s sprint canoe opponents in the K1 1000 thought the Australian might have slowed as a result of his battle with glandular fever, then they received...

Aug 16, 2016


Olympic Canoe and Kayak Sprint Events

For all the latest news, events and results for our Australian sprint athletes can be found on the AOC website.

Aug 16, 2016

Australian young guns gatecrash Olympic final

There’s a lot of hype and excitement surrounding an Olympics debut, but for Australian young guns Alyssa Bull and Alyce Burnett it’s all been a bit of a stroll...

Aug 16, 2016


Bull and Burnett ready to surprise again

On the eve of the biggest canoe sprint race of her life, Alyce Burnett is surprisingly relaxed. In less than 24 hours she will team up with good friend Alyssa...

Aug 15, 2016

Fit Stewart ready to show his best

Murray Stewart has waited four years to have a decent crack at the Olympic K1 1000 title, and now the time has come. And four years after illness derailed his last...

Aug 13, 2016


Australian Canoeing and Oceanpaddler MoU for Ocean Racing Series

Australian Canoeing (AC) and Oceanpaddler would like to announce their recent Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement for the 2016/17 Ocean Racing Series. The...

Aug 12, 2016

WILDWATER TECHNICAL COMMITTEE ANNOUNCED

The Australian Canoeing Board has resolved to retain the following committee members on the AC Wildwater Technical Committee: Claude Harran (Interim Chair – Until...

Aug 12, 2016


Fox takes Olympic bronze despite late penalty

They were some of the most agonising seconds of Jessica Fox’s life, but in the end there was minor relief her late two-second penalty had not denied her an Olympic...

Aug 12, 2016

Stomach bug and best mate conspire to deny Borrows shot at final

There was heartbreak for Australia’s Ian Borrows, denied a place in the C1 Olympic canoe slalom final by his best friend on the paddling tour and pre-Games training...

Aug 10, 2016


Nominations open for 2015 - 2016 Annual Awards

Aug 9, 2016

Fox finds rhythm to Samba into K1 semis in Rio

Four years ago it was Jessica Fox who had to do something extraordinary in her second qualifying run to make it through to the Olympic semi-finals of the K1. But...

Aug 9, 2016


Delfour proud of effort after 'harsh' call

Lucien Delfour knew he had to pull off something special if he was to keep his K1 slalom Olympic dream alive, and when he crossed the line after his second run he thought...

Aug 8, 2016

Borrows bounces out of sick bed to post sizzling C1 run

  When he woke up on Saturday morning, Australian C1 slalom paddler Ian Borrows feared his debut Olympic Games might have been over before they even started. But...

Aug 8, 2016


Canoeing’s Silver Fox aims to become Golden Girl

Australia won’t have long to wait to see if one of its top medal hopes will make the podium at the Rio Olympic Games this month. Jess Fox, winner of an unexpected...

Aug 6, 2016

BORROWS TAKES TIME OUT TO ENJOY THE VIEW BEFORE THE HEAT OF BATTLE

There’s a little hill the Australian team bus goes over every time it enters the Olympic canoe slalom course in Rio, and every time, without fail, it makes the hair...

Aug 5, 2016


WOOD GOOD TO GO IN OLYMPIC DEBUT

12 months ago Jordan Wood considered himself an outside chance, at best, of competing at this month’s Rio Olympics. Now he is on the verge of competing in two events...

Aug 4, 2016

Beere leads the way in Belarus

Australia has finished without a medal at the Junior and U23 Sprint Canoe World Championships in Belarus, but there have been several encouraging performances four...

Aug 1, 2016


TWO WEEKS OUT FROM RIO, A SNEAK PEAK AT OUR POSSIBLE 2020 OLYMPIANS

Two dozen of Australia’s most exciting young sprint canoeists will take to the water this weekend to compete in the World Junior and U23 Championships in Minsk,...

Jul 28, 2016

Canoeing Removes Five Russian Athletes from Rio 2016 Olympic Games

ICFMEDIA 25 JULY 2016 The International Canoe Federation (ICF) has taken swift action to remove five Russian Canoe Sprint athletes from the Rio Olympic Games following...

Jul 27, 2016


SIEDERS LEAVING NOTHING TO CHANCE AHEAD OF PARALYMPICS

When Colin Sieders received the news in a hotel foyer that he had made the Australian Paralympics team he was stunned but ecstatic. It was the eve of the Paracanoe...

Jul 27, 2016

FLAG BEARER DUNN IN TUNE TO END U23 CAREER ON A HIGH

Australian 200 metre sprint specialist Callum Dunn will be looking to put the disappointment of just missing Olympic selection behind him when he carries the team...

Jul 26, 2016


BURNETT AND BULL IN TUNE ON AND OFF THE WATER

When the time comes for letting their hair down in the Olympic village, it’s a fair bet there’ll be two Australian girls leading the world’s best athletes...

Jul 25, 2016

Fox double sends warning to Olympic rivals

Australia’s Jessica Fox has sent out a warning to her Olympic rivals with an impressive double at the U23 Canoe Slalom World Championships in Krakow, Poland. Fox,...

Jul 18, 2016


FOX LANDS FIRST LEG OF WORLD TITLE DOUBLE

Australia's Jessica Fox has won her third World U23 C1 title, finishing well in front of her closest rivals at the canoe slalom titles in Kraków, Poland. Fox...

Jul 17, 2016

FOX CLOSING IN ON ANOTHER WORLD-CLASS DOUBLE

Olympic silver medallist Jessica Fox is closing in on another double triumph at a major international event by qualifying fastest in both the C1 and K1 semi-finals...

Jul 16, 2016


JESS FOX IN GOOD FORM AHEAD OF RIO

Jessica Fox has continued her strong form ahead of next month’s Rio Olympics, qualifying fastest for the semi-finals of the women’s U23 K1 at the World Championships...

Jul 15, 2016

STRONG START FOR FOX AT U23 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Australia’s Jessica Fox has made a strong start to her U23 Canoe Slalom World Championships campaign in Krakow, cruising through the first round of qualifying...

Jul 14, 2016


FOX STEPS OUT FOR ONE LAST WORLD U23 CHAMPIONSHIPS BEFORE RIO

Olympic silver medalist Jessica Fox begins her final major competition before the Rio Olympics when she competes in the U23 Canoe Slalom World Championships in Krakow,...

Jul 13, 2016

New Technical Committee Chair Wildwater

At the 18 June, 2016 AC Board meeting Mr. Claude Harran was appointed as interim Chair of the Wildwater Technical Committee until 31 January, 2017. Mr. Harran is currently...

Jul 13, 2016


Junior & Under 23 Slalom World Championships

Our Aussie Slalom athletes are in action over the next 6 days at the Junior and Under 23 Slalom World Championships in Krakow, Poland. The C1 Men are first...

Jul 12, 2016

Surf - the story behind Australia’s 1,000m kayaking success

Australia has won eight Olympic medals in 1,000m kayak racing. It owes much of that success to another sport altogether - surf life saving. Based on the training...

Jul 12, 2016