Daniel Atkins and Trevor Thomson have qualified for the ‘A’ final of the K2 under 23 men’s 500m on day 2 of the 2021 ICF Junior and U23 Canoe Sprint World Championships in Portugal.
Mallory Franklin stormed to silver in the women’s K1 on day two of the Canoe Slalom World Cup in La Seu, Spain.
Great Britain's paracanoe team delivered its best ever Paralympic Games performance by adding two golds, a silver and a bronze medal to the gold and two bronze medals won yesterday, finishing top of the medal table with seven medals overall.
Emma Russell and Zac Tarver have qualified for the ‘A’ finals on day 1 of the 2021 ICF Junior and U23 Canoe Sprint World Championships in Portugal.
All 12 of the British team made it through to the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup semi-finals in both the individual K1 and C1 at La Seu d'Urgell in Spain.
Great Britain’s paracanoe team won an historic gold and two bronze medals on the first day of finals at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in wet and grey conditions at the Sea Forest Waterway.
It was an exciting morning of racing as the Great Britain Paracanoe team made their Tokyo 2020 Paralympics debuts in grey, wet and overcast conditions at the Sea Forest Waterway.
Eight athletes representing ParalympicsGB are set to take to the water as the paracanoe events at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games commence on Thursday 2 September.
For Stuart Wood his Paralympic debut at Tokyo 2020 is the culmination of almost decade of work. Wood began paddling at Bath University in 2012 and “immediately fell in love with the sport,” he explains.
With gold medals from eight World Championships and one Paralympic Games, Emma Wiggs MBE, is one of paracanoeing’s undisputed greats. Having won gold in the KL2 at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games where the sport made its debut, Emma will aim to make history once again as she competes in both the KL2 and new VL2 event.
By Rio 2016 ‘Dangerous’ Dave Phillipson knew that his journey with tennis was over and for the former British number one, it was time to seek out a new opportunity and he set his sights on canoeing. Phillipson is positive ahead of Tokyo and, though he says there’s still bit of the 21-year-old ‘Dangerous Dave’ inside him, is now a much calmer athlete and channels his nerves into a source of strength.
When the 2016 Paralympic games in Rio drew to a close, the only canoeing experience Laura Sugar had was paddling about on holiday. Yet this summer she is travelling to Tokyo to represent her country in the KL3 with the aim of bringing home a Paralympic medal.