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Rule Britannia – Team GB Takes Gold and Silver in C2 Slalom

Rule Britannia - Team GB Takes Gold and Silver in C2 Slalom
Team GB definitely seemed in the mood to settle some scores today, when they reminded us all why the British are considered amongst the World’s top paddlers by smashing the C2 Slalom competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games. The gold medal was snatched by Etienne Stott and Tim Braille, in a surprise victory, which saw the pair that had scrapped the last place in the final race to victory. …and... 

Olympic Canoe Slalom (C2) Results – Florence and Hounslow, Stott and Baille Through to the Semis

Olympic Canoe Slalom (C2) Results - Florence and Hounslow, Stott and Baille Through to the Semis
Two British Canoe Slalom (C2) teams have made it through to the semifinals of the London 2012 Olympic event. 2012 C2 World Cup (Cardiff) winners, David Florence and Richard Hounslow repeated the nail biting performance they put in the day before, by leaving it to second run before producing the goods. It was a different story for Etienne Stott and Tim Baille, who secured a very respectable first place... 

Richard Hounslow Narrowly Makes the K1 Slalom Semi Finals

Richard Hounslow Narrowly Makes the K1 Slalom Semi Finals
British kayaker, Richard Hounslow has made the semifinals of the London 2012 Olympic Kayak Single (K1)  Slalom event, having finished 11th overall in the opening heats. He will now join the 12 other highest ranked competitors on Wednesday in the second stage of the competition. - Hounslow faced a big challenge in the second run of the opening Heats, having finished in joint 14th place in the opening... 

Florence Pipped to Gold By Domenjo in Spain

Florence Pipped to Gold By Domenjo in Spain
Podium results and video below. David Florence returned to winning form in the third Canoe Slalom World Cup of the season in Spain after he bagged a silver medal for Great Britain in the C1 event. The 29-year-old Scottish paddler showed immense form in the final of the C1 competition, taking the lead at the start of the race, but he was pipped into second place by Spaniard, Jordi Domenjo. French... 

Team GB Canoe Come Down in France.

Team GB Canoe Come Down in France.
The astonishing wave of success experienced by Britain’s canoe and kayak athletes over the last few weeks came to a frustrating end at the second Canoe Slalom World Cup of the season, which saw French competitors dominate. The one saving grace of the competition was the performance of former European and World Champion, Lizzie Neave, who scraped a place on the podium, winning bronze in the K1 event. - Unfortunately,... 

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... 
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