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Silent Assassin, Ed McKeever, Strikes Gold in the Kayak Single 200m

Silent Assassin, Ed McKeever, Strikes Gold in the Kayak Single 200m
Ed McKeever already has a pretty damn extensive list of achievements to his name. The 28-year-old account-cum-superman from Bath is a former World Champion, a former European Champion and a three times Gold Medal winner at the Canoe Sprint World Cup 2012. Nonetheless, the kayaking battle royale that took place on Eton Dorney today saw the Team GB paddler extraordinaire fulfil a long held ambitions... 

McKeever, Walker, Heath and Schofield through to Finals

McKeever, Walker, Heath and Schofield through to Finals
Today’s Canoe Sprint Heats and Semifinals have seen a number of British paddlers progress to tomorrow’s “A Finals” at Eton Dorney, raising hopes that Team GB’s paddlers will secure a haul of medals for the ever growing British cache. McKeever, Walker, Heath and Schofield all successfully made it past the opening stages of their events and into the final, demonstrating aptly why the United... 

Ed McKeever Sets New Olympic Best in Men’s Kayak Single (K1) 200m

Ed McKeever Sets New Olympic Best in Men's Kayak Single (K1) 200m
British kayaker, Ed McKeever, has set a new Olympic record today in the opening Heats of the Men’s Kayak Single (K1) 200m event and he did so minutes after Canadian, Mark de Jong had done exactly the same. With a finish of 35.396, Mark shaved time off the original Olympic record, but only got to enjoy the title for a few minutes thanks to an epic performance from Ed McKeever. - Following their record... 

Ed McKeever Optimistic For Olympic Success

Ed McKeever Optimistic For Olympic Success
You may not know it yet, but Ed McKeever is one of the best sportsmen the U.K. will be fielding at London 2012. He may not have caught the attention of the national press in quite the same way at Tom “I’m everywhere” Daley or Jessica “burden of expectation” Ennis, but Mckeever is up there with the top British athletes. - The 28-year-old sprint canoeists is without doubt one of Team GB’s... 

Heath and Schofield Take Gold at Canoe Sprint Euro Championships

Heath and Schofield Take Gold at Canoe Sprint Euro Championships
British paddlers, Liam Heath and Jon Schofield are celebrating their third successive European Championship title after taking the Gold in Zagreb this weekend. The pair were competing in the K2 200m race, which they will also contest at the Olympic Games. Speaking to the media after their win, Heath was optimistic that they were peaking just in time for London 2012. Schofield was keen to pay tribute... 

Tickets For Olympic Sprint Canoe Still Available

Tickets For Olympic Sprint Canoe Still Available
Incredibly, there are still tickets available for the Olympic Sprint Canoe and Slalom Canoe events due to take place in August at Dorney Lake, Eton. Despite the fact that the Canoe and Kayak competitions are amongst a handful of sporting events at which Team GB stands a very decent chance of securing medals, the U.K. public has yet to buy-up all the available tickets. - Team GB’s Olympic Sprint Canoe... 

9 Become 10 – Extra Athlete Added to Team GB Canoe Squad.

9 Become 10 - Extra Athlete Added to Team GB Canoe Squad.
Team GB’s Olympic canoe squad has announced that it will be adding an extra member just two days after the line-up of nine elite athletes was announced. It is not yet known who will take the extra slot or in which event they will be competing, but there are a number of likely candidates.News of the official British 2012 Olympic squad was well received by sports commentators across the country. The... 

Team GB Sprint Canoe Team Announced.

Team GB Sprint Canoe Team Announced.
Today saw official confirmation of the nine-strong Team GB canoe sprint squad, with the announcement causing a lot of excitement amongst sports enthusiasts. The team is being heralded as one of the strongest fielded by the U.K. at this Summer’s Olympic Games, leading many to speculate that medal success may well be within sight. - Leading the team is Olympic Gold Medalist Tim Brabants, who will... 

David Florence Up Beat After Double Gold.

David Florence Up Beat After Double Gold.
David Florence was upbeat and optimistic for success at London 2012 after he took two golds in the Canoe Slalom World Cup in Cardiff at the weekend. Speaking to the press, Florence was clearly delighted with his double win, which sees him secure the C1 and C2 World Cup titles weeks before he will compete at the Olympics. The 29-year-old Scottish canoeist took first place in the C1 event comfortably... 

Ed McKeever – More Gold Than Mr T.

Ed McKeever - More Gold Than Mr T.
The 2012 Canoe Sprint World Cup really couldn’t have gone much better for British kayaker and Olympic hopeful, Ed McKeever, who returns to the U.K. with three new gold medals to add to his ever growing hoard of trophies. - Having secured the win in Poznan, Poland ten days ago, McKeever repeated his stellar performance by seizing the gold in Duisburg, Germany at the weekend, coming in first comfortably... 
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