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Canadian girls winning 2 golds at the Senior Worlds in Račice

We felt the Canadian team on Most na Soči was doing great and feeling good. It was obvious they were going to do well. But still it was a great pleasure and excitement watching them win on the world’s stage. Katie and Laurence have won the ladies C2 500 title in their first championships together despite both paddling on the left side. Proving their strength in C1 is the main factor making a crew boat go fast. A day later …
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Great Britain team training on lake Bled for Senior World Championships

This year a part of the GBR senior team was training with us before the Senior World Championships. Head coach Paul Darby-Dawman was happy with the location and everything the Olympic center on lake Bled could offer in August. The athletes were enjoying their final preparation camp and left looking satisified and confident when flying out to Račice. Good luck Team Great Britain!  

Canadian canoe team on Most na Soči lake

A part of the Canadian World Championsihips team stayed with us on lake Most na Soči before heading to Worlds this year. Under the guidance of accomplished national coach Jan Kruk there were four C1 paddlers enjoying the waters of Soča river this year. Craig Spence was training for the M C1 1000m. Mark Tarling was going to compete in M C1 200m. Newly crowned 2017 U23 C1 200m World Champion Katie Vincent was training for the W C2 500m. …
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Team NZL doing great at the 2017 Junior&U23 World Championships

The New Zealand national Junior and U23 national team has done very well on the World Championships in Romania after staying with us for their final preparation camp. Amy Fisher has just had an amazing weekend in Pitešti snatching gold both in K1 200m and K1 500 meters in the U23 category. In the process she has beaten such amazing and accomplished athletes as european chamipon Dora Lucz, Olympic bronze medalist Emma Jorgensen and others. Kurtis Imrie finished 5th in …
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New Zealand Junior and U23 national team training for Worlds on Most na Soči lake

In July we had the honour to wellcome again the New Zealand Junior and U23 national team on lake Most na Soči. They have visited us to finalise their preparation for the 2017 Junior&U23 World Championships and stayed with us for a bit more than 2 weeks. Every time they visit they are a big team with over 20 people and along with the two visits in the past of the New Zealand senior team it was the fourth time …
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Swiss junior K2 training for European Champs on lake Bohinj

Bolzner Linus and Pfalzgraf Maurus, a young and promissing K2 from Swiss, were training on lake Bohinj before the this year’s Junior and U23 European Championships in Belgrade. Along with their coach Andreas Schori they occasionally joined the Slovenian junior national team who was on the lake too for some great sessions together. The two young Swiss paddlers were on fire after the 2 week camp in Bohinj and placed 5th at the Junior K2 1000m race in Belgrade. Linus …
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Canoe club Caldonazzo training on lake Bohinj again

The Canoa club from Caldomazzo has decided to visit us in July for a week of training. This is their second summer visit in a row. Their annual stay on lake Bohinj is a nice present for these young club paddlers and they seem to really enjoy the lake and the nature that surrounds it. The coach Luciano Parenti had this to say after their first visit in 2016: ”In August 2016 we have visited the marvelous lake Bohinj for …
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Ron Benjano from Israel going from Paradise straight onto the World Cup scene

Ron Benjano is a young Israeli paddler who has been visiting TiP for a long time now. He just loves to be on all of the 3 lakes, enjoys paddling with the local kayak club on Most na Soči and is a great role model for the local young paddlers too. Ron is serving a 3 year military service in Israel but is allowed to leave often and visit us for some good training due to his achivements in paddling. …
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