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View a selection of photos from the 2014 ICF Canoe Marathon World and Pan Am Championships, the first world championships to be held on the Oklahoma River!
USA Canoe/Kayak will be conducting a Talent Identification Assessment testing session at the SandRidge Energy Stars & Stripes River Festival at 11a on Saturday, June 28 in the training center of the Devon Boathouse.
Talent Identification Assessment is a great opportunity to learn more about the sport of canoe/kayak and to find out if you have what it takes to be a High Performance athlete! No experience is necessary and the testing session is open to the public. Find out more information about our High Performance athletes who train at the OKC National High Performance Center on the Oklahoma River, a U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Site.
Oklahoma City’s Olympic hopefuls Kaitlyn McElroy and Maggie Hogan took another step forward on the road to Rio as they qualified to race in two international World Cup events next month. The duo will race in the two person kayak 200-meter and 500-meter events at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup events to be held respectively in Racice, Czech Republic and Szeged, Hungary.
“They are aiming to qualify the USA for the women’s K2 in the 2016 Games in Rio,” said Shaun Caven, OKC RIVERSPORT canoe/kayak director and head coach. “Their performance at this year’s world cup events will be an important indicator as they test
A rush of exhilaration and relief sweeps over Oklahoma City’s Bria Cornforth each time she crosses a finish line in her sprint kayak. She knows she has completed another race and is inching closer towards her ultimate goal: the Olympic games.
Cornforth, 14, began kayaking on the Oklahoma River when she was just seven years old and is currently a national champion in her age group.
Champions were named and a world record was set at the 2014 RIVERSPORT Indoor Championships, Feb. 22 at the Cox Convention Center in downtown OKC. OKC RIVERSPORT rowers and canoe/kayakers tested their strength and stamina, and the stage was set for the spring sprint season as the Chesapeake Junior Crew squared off against rivals from
Coming to OKC in 2016!
Twenty athletes from the OKC National High Performance Center competed on the world stage last week. Seventeen rowers competed in numerous events at the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, South Korea. The championships wrapped up last Sunday and Oklahoma City definitely stood out. Kate Bertko took home the silver medal in the Lightweight Women’s