Medal Hopes High for Aussie Canoe/Kayak Team

The 2012 Australian Olympic Canoe/Kayak Sprint team has it all. And the kayak action set to unfold at the Eton Dorney course, also home to Olympic rowing, could deliver a gold rush for Australia. Sprint kayaking has exploded since Australia won a record three medals at the 2008 Olympic Games. Spearheading the women’s medal hopes is Perth paddler Alana Nicholls. The 26-yea...
more

Young Royal Scores a Berth on Olympic Kayak Team

Jessica Fox will make history as Australia’s youngest ever Olympic slalom paddler - she will be just 18 years old when she competes at the London Olympic Games. “At the moment, I am the youngest athlete who has qualified for my event,” Fox said, “but there are still quite a few countries who haven’t qualified yet, so we’ll see.”   Fox hails from kayaking royalty w...
more