Australia’s Canoe Slalom Olympians set an early mark ahead of the 2019 World Cup and Olympic qualification season with dual Olympic medallist and reigning C1 World Champion and 2018 World Cup winner Jessica Fox continuing her record-breaking unbeaten run in the women’ C1, while Rio Olympian Lucien Delfour finished second in the men’s K1 at the Pyrenees Cup in Spain over the weekend.
Australia’s canoe slalom star and the world’s greatest individual canoe slalom paddler of all time, Jessica Fox, has been awarded the 2018 World Paddle Awards – Sportswoman of the Year for the second consecutive year.
The Australian Olympic Team boasts a multitude of incredible female Olympians spanning from the early 1900’s. In honour of International Women’s Day, we take a look back at some of these incredible women in Australian sport.
If the excitement around Cranebrook High School in Penrith was any indication, the Olympics Unleashed program is set to have a major impact on secondary students right across NSW.
Canoe slalom paddlers Rosalyn Lawrence and Daniel Watkins have kicked-off the Olympic qualifying season in style, impressing with a double victory and double national titles at the 2019 Paddle Australia Canoe Slalom Senior National Champs in Tasmania over the weekend.
17-year-old Zecily Fung added another team medal to the Aussie tally, joining forces with seven other nations in ‘Team Theta’ for the badminton mixed relay bronze medal match.
Paddle Australia’s Jenaya Massie (QLD) will be part of a group of 64 athletes from more than 30 nations who will be competing in canoe at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games.
Records continued to tumble for Australia’s Jessica Fox on the final day of the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Rio, her victory in the women’s C1 confirming her status as the greatest female paddler in the history of the sport.
Australia’s Jessica Fox won her sixth individual canoe slalom title, successfully defended her 2017 K1 world crown, and became the most successful individual paddler in the history of the sport at the 2018 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Rio.
Jessica Fox is on the verge of rewriting the canoe slalom record books, and in the process overtake two people very familiar to her – mum and dad.