Australian Sporting greats Phil Coles and Helen Brownlee, as well as five time Olympian and Olympic Champion Clint Robinson, are amongst the inaugural inductees, who were inducted into the Paddle Australia Hall of Fame over the wee
Olympic medallist and 2017 Canoe Slalom World Champion in the women’s K1 Jessica Fox (NSW) took home the Canoeist of the Year Award, while Paralympic champion and 2017 dual World Champion Curtis McGrath was awarded the Paracanoeist of the Year Award at the Australian Canoeing 2017 Annual Awards held on the Gold Coast on Saturday (4 November 2017).
Australia dominated on the global stage over the October long weekend with World Championship victories, international golds and two qualifications for the Winter Olympic Games.
Australia’s Jessica Fox has bounced back from one of the most disappointing races of her career to post an emphatic K1 win at the 2017 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Pau, France, overnight.
Australians Jessica Fox, Ros Lawrence and Lucien Delfour have finished outside the medals on a difficult day of racing at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Pau, France.
Australian Olympians Jessica Fox and Lucien Delfour are safely through to semi-final action in their respective events after qualifying rounds at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Pau, France, on Wednesday.
Australia has won a silver and a bronze medal on the opening day of the 2017 ICF Wildwater and Canoe Slalom World Championships in Pau, France.
Dual Olympic medallist Jess Fox has claimed silver medals in both the C1 and K1 events at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup final in Spain.
Jessica Fox has won a silver medal to add to the gold she won 24 hours earlier in another successful ICF World Cup weekend for the two-time Olympic medallist. And teammate Kate Eckhardt has enjoyed the best result of her short career, making the final of the women’s K1, finishing seventh.
Jessica Fox’s dominance of the women’s C1 canoe slalom competition has been underlined by a ten second winning margin in her third World Cup victory of the 2017 season.