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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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

Rule McKeever! Elite British Kayaker First in World Cup Race One.

Rule McKeever! Elite British Kayaker First in World Cup Race One.
Expectations were high, but Ed McKeever did not disappoint. The elite British kayaker secured yet another win at the first round of the Canoe Sprint World Cup in Poland this weekend, following an awe-inspiring display of strength and skill. He took the gold in the K1 200m category, beating-off strong competition from Spain and Russia. Fellow British competitors, Liam Heath and John Schofield were also... 

Brits Head to Poland to Rule the Waves.

Brits Head to Poland to Rule the Waves.
Britain’s elite Olympic canoeists/kayakers are heading out to Poland this weekend with the intention of showing the rest of the world that Britannia still rules the waves, at least as far as this particular extreme sport is concerned. The first race of the ICF Canoe Sprint Cup will take place in Poznan and it is likely that the event will be particularly fiercely contested by the creme de la creme... 

U.K. Extreme Sports – Latest Olympic News!

U.K. Extreme Sports - Latest Olympic News!
Extreme Sports at the London Olympics It’s been a busy few weeks for Britain’s extreme sports Olympic hopefuls, with several UCI World Championships and Olympic Test events taking place. For many athletes, the past few weeks have been decisive, determing whether they will receive a coverted invitation to compete at London 2012. Love Extreme Sports brings you a round-up of the latest news... 

Rule Britannia! Ed McKeever delivers for team GB at the Canoe Sprint World Championship

  Britain’s Champion Canoe and Kayak racers put in a great show at the Canoe Sprint World Championship in Poland early this week. A final rally by star of the piece, Ed McKeever, ensured a Gold for Great Britain in the K1 200 meters race. The pleasure of the British team and canoe/kayak enthusiasts was doubled by the knowledge that this event had recently been added to the Olympics for London... 
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