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Stories with subject: Canoeing and kayaking
  • Boston 2024 announces Western Massachusetts canoeing venue 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 9:22 pm

    BOSTON - Organizers of Boston's bid to host the 2024 summer Olympics proposed on Monday their first western Massachusetts venue, the Deerfield River, to host the canoe slalom and become the site of a paddle sports training center that would be the first of its kind in the Northeast.

  • Quirky boat race to Alaska has a rule: No motors 
    Updated: Jun-04-15 10:12 am

    SEATTLE - Using only their wits, the wind and lots of muscle power, more than 100 of people in more than 50 crafts set off early Thursday on Stage 1 of a 750-mile ocean-going race that weaves its way up the Inside Passage, a treacherous coastal waterway through a spackling of islands known for its dramatic tidal changes and spectacular scenery.