Carol Joyce

Reflecting on Olympics 2008

The iconic 2008 Beijing Olympic Games venues, the Water Cube in front of the Birds Nest, pictured during the Games’ Opening Ceremony. All pictures courtesy SASCOC. As South Africa reflects on a rather disappointing Olympic Games campaign, there is one thing the country can be proud of – the number of women in the team […]

Bridgette and Michele Team Up in K2

Following last weekend’s showdown in Szeged that settled the tussle between ace national sprint canoeists Jen Hodson and Bridgitte Hartley for the solitary women’s 500m K1 berth at the Beijing Olympics, Hartley will team up in a K2 with Michele Eray at this weekend’s World Cup in Germany.

Hodson vs Hartley for Olympic Team

South Africa’s sprint canoeing challenge at the Beijing Olympic Games in August will be shaped this weekend in the charged atmosphere of the canoeing mecca of Szeged in Hungary, where the season’s first World Cup regatta is serving as the final selection event.

5 Mins with Carol Joyce

Carol Joyce has always been a water baby and very competitive, too. So, its no wonder she’s found success in a sport like sprint canoeing. Carol is part of the SA Women’s K4 team, also including Michele Eray, Nikki Mocke and Jen Hodson, that has qualified for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

Czech Win in Women’s K2

The class international team participating in the Hansa Powerade Fish River canoe marathon included the powerful Czech duo of Michala Mruzkova and Katarina Vacikova, who became the first internationals to win the race, which celebrated it’s 25th anniversary with a record entry of 1830 paddlers.

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