Essential Canoeing Gear

Canoeing is a great sport, one that is both physically exerting yet scenic and beautiful. There are few key pieces of equipment that are necessary for a fun and safe trip. First you should make sure you have the correct canoe, and it is worth remembering that there are different canoes for different purposes. In…

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A Guide to Better Canoeing

Canoeing is an invigorating sport that not only has a tranquilizing effect but brings you closer to nature and is great for your body. Canoeing is an ancient transportation that was mainly used in North America over 6000 years ago. It was a wonderful innovation that allowed for the countries natives to around travel by…

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The Benefits of Canoeing

Many people struggle with fitness. They look at it as a hassle. Thinking it is self-inflicted stress onto their body just to fit into societies perfect image of a person’s stature. Even when it comes to sports they view them as too boring or too exciting. Many people who think this way are seeking a…

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Canoeing World Records

You may have only just begun canoeing or you may have been participating in this sport for several years. Whichever it is and regardless of how much experience you have canoeing, you have to take your hat off to those men and women who manage to set world records in this and any other field….

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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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