The Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Marathon

One of the most famous canoe races in the world takes place in England every Easter and has done since 1948. The Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Marathon is a serious test of skill and endurance as it pits canoeists against each other over 125 miles (201 kilometre) course that used to take place over…

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Choosing the Best Canoe for You

Canoeing can be one of the most exciting and exhilarating sports a person can participate in. From paddling around a tranquil lake to battling white water rapids to going on epic trails in picturesque surroundings, canoeing has it all. It is highly likely that you will be borrowing a club’s equipment if you are new…

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Famous Canoeists

Like all sports, canoeing and kayaking produces stars. Some canoeists become famous for books they have read, others for excelling in their chosen discipline while others are revered for their adventuring using one of the world’s oldest methods of transportation. Freya Hoffmeister is one of the world’s most famous canoeists. Born in May 1964, the…

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Canoeing at the Olympics

The majority of people who participate in canoeing do it as a leisure activity. It is, after all, bags of fun, exciting and a great way to explore the big outdoors while keeping fit at the same time. For some canoeists, however, they have one goal in life and that is to represent their country…

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Type of canoe

The word canoe covers a whole host of different vessel as there are several different types of canoe on the market today. Canoes come in many shapes and sizes depending on what their purpose is to be. Some canoes of the modern world are a combination of two or more designs so they can be…

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