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Young guns win on bumper final day

Young guns win on bumper final day

4 March 2012

17 year old young guns Alex Haas and Jake Donaghey headlined an exciting final day of racing at the Oceania Championships at Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith, NSW, becoming the first male sprint paddlers to secure Olympic nomination.

Stewart powers to victory in K1 1000m

Stewart powers to victory in K1 1000m

3 March 2012

Australia’s Murray Stewart is a step closer to being nominated for the London Olympic team after blitzing the field in the Men’s K1 1000 at the Oceania Championships in Penrith here Saturday.

Nicholls gains Olympic nomination

Nicholls gains Olympic nomination

2 March 2012

Australia has secured three Olympic quotas at Sydney International Regatta Centre, while WAIS star Alana Nicholls becomes the first Australian to gain Olympic nomination.

Paddlers earn three more Olympic boats

Paddlers earn three more Olympic boats

2 March 2012

Australian canoe paddlers have earned Australia three extra boats at the London Olympic Games with their performances on the first day of the 2012 Sprint Oceania Championships in Penrith on Friday.

Draper lays claim to final slalom spot

Draper lays claim to final slalom spot

27 February 2012

Melbourne’s Warwick Draper has earned the right to be nominated to the Australian Olympic Team after a dramatic semi-final in the Men’s K1 at the Oceania Slalom Championships while Jess Fox took K1 silver.

Lifesavers resuscitate Australia’s medal hopes: AOC Feature

Lifesavers resuscitate Australia’s medal hopes: AOC Feature

26 February 2012

As a nation with a natural affinity to the surf, it is little wonder that many of Australia’s budding Olympians have launched into their respective sports via surf lifesaving.

Maley looks set to realise Olympic dream

Maley looks set to realise Olympic dream

25 February 2012

Western Australian Kynan Maley is the latest canoe slalom paddler to earn the right to be nominated to the Australian Olympic team to compete at the London Games in July after the second qualification race at the Oceania Slalom Championships in Penrith on Saturday.

Fox claims right to paddle in London

Fox claims right to paddle in London

24 February 2012

Sydney teenager Jessica Fox has earned the right to be nominated to the Australian Olympic team after her performance in the heats of the Women’s K1 at the 2012 Oceania Slalom Championships in Penrith here Friday.

Fox, Gabb edge towards Olympic berths

Fox, Gabb edge towards Olympic berths

11 February 2012

Teenage sensation Jessica Fox and former national team member Matthew Gabb have taken massive strides towards Olympic qualification with their performances at the Australian Slalom Open at the Penrith Whitewater Stadium on Saturday.

Can Kate Lawrence follow in Jacqui's footsteps?

Can Kate Lawrence follow in Jacqui's footsteps?

7 February 2012

Get ready for some fast and furious action down the PWS rapids this Friday when an international field containing past and previous world champions take on our Aussie paddlers in what should be an exciting spectacle as the action heats up with Olympic spots and senior selection on the line.