2017 Magazine

Ocean Racing World Championships women Hong Kong

Ocean Racing

ICFmedia
31 January 2018

Scenic Hong Kong, with its bustling harbour crowded with Chinese junks, international shipping lines and tourist ferries, also this year hosted the ICF World Ocean Racing Championships.

It was against this picture-perfect backdrop that South Africa’s Hayley Nixon became the third women’s World Champion from as many events, and Australia’s Cory Hill successfully defended the world title he won in Tahiti in 2015.

The conditions for the men’s and women’s races could not have been more opposite, with the women’s event raced in tranquil waters, while the men’s race...Read more

Canoe slalom

Canoe Slalom

ICFmedia
31 January 2018

By John Gregory

The first year in a new Olympic cycle heading to Tokyo. The venue construction is well-advanced and several athletes have been travelling out to Tokyo. Fédération Française de Canoë-Kayak (FFCK) demonstrated in style a wonderful showcase for the sport. The number of local children inspired by the Worlds was a testament to their superb organisational skills.

K1M – Three different Czech World Champions in 4 years

The depth of the Czech K1M became all too clear as Ondrej Tunka, 27, took the world title....Read more

Canoe Sprint

Canoe Sprint

ICFmedia
31 January 2018

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A new year, new events, but Olympic champions doing what they do best – the 2017 ICF Canoe Sprint season set the...Read more

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