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New Year honors for champions Carrington and Pascoe in NZ
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Five-time Olympic kayak champion Lisa Carrington was awarded the title of Dame in New Zealand’s New Year honors list. Paralympics swimmer Sophie Pascoe was also made a Dame, becoming the youngest New Zealander at 28 to be awarded the title. Carrington became New Zealand’s most-successful Olympian when she won three […]
Michelle Russell’s kayaking voyage
Michelle Russell has become one of the best K1 paddlers in all of Canada. In 2013, she became the only double medalist on Canada’s home water.
Ronald Rauhe of Germany wins medal in 5th Olympics
TOKYO (AP) — Ronald Rauhe of Germany set an Olympic canoe sprint milestone Saturday, and Lisa Carrington of New Zealand just missed another in her otherwise splendid Tokyo Games. And Serghei Tarnovschi of Moldova, who was stripped of his bronze medal in 2016 because of a positive doping test, benefitted from the yearlong delay caused […]
New Zealand’s Carrington wins two kayak sprint gold
TOKYO (AP) — Lisa Carrington of New Zealand won two gold medals with a pair of easy victories in kayak sprint races Wednesday, and Cuba won a surprise gold in the men’s canoe double 1,000 at the Sea Forest Waterway. Carrington came to Tokyo as a medal favorite in four events. She started by smashing […]
Kayaking in Washington State’s recreational wonderland
From high-elevation, pristine waters to salty sea oceans or coastal bays, there is something to be said about kayaking Washington State. From the extreme (like barreling down the 189-foot descent at Palouse Falls) to the serene (like drifting aimlessly out on Lake Terrell), you can throw your cares into the water in Washington. You can daydream quietly while floating through hundreds of miles of scenic vistas, “Go-Pro” your heart out on a swift whitewater rapid run or chart a course out to sea.
‘Kayaking is our lifeblood’: Kayaking more than a sport for Rock Island’s Jackson family
Rock Island’s Jackson family, known as the “first family of kayaking,” has become a mainstay in the sport. The family’s patriarch, Eric Jackson, has won world championships, participated in Olympic games and started his own kayak manufacturing company all while watching his own children, Emily and Dane, also reach similar success in the sport.
Sam Kennedy is ready for Minnesota baseball
Sam Kennedy is one of the best pitchers in the state of Minnesota and he…
Louisville commit Nick Drtina leads Nazareth to championship
Louisville commit Nick Drtina led a young and talented Nazareth Academy team to new heights…
Where are they now?: ‘Last Chance U’ star Chauncey Rivers
Featured in the second season of the hit Netflix series “Last Chance U,” Chauncey Rivers…
Matthew Etzel’s DI dreams come true thanks to Panola
Matthew Etzel’s dream of playing DI baseball is coming true.
Emmit Gooden keeping ‘Last Chance U’ hopes alive
Former “Last Chance U” standout Emmit Gooden is continuing his run on the football field…