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Obstacle course. Ride on scooter board using two plungers as your paddles.


German Ricarda Funk competes in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games women's Kayak Canoeing test event at the Deodoro Radical Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on November 29, 2015. (1024×684)

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Olympics 2012 in infographics: water sports

Canoe sprint


(L-R) Silver medalist Valentin Demyanenko of Azerbaijan, gold medalist Iurii Cheban of Ukraine and bronze medalist Isaquias Queiroz dos Santos of Brazil stand on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men's Canoe Single 200m event at the Lagoa Stadium on Day 13 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Visit the waters which saw such great Olympic success in the London 2012 games this summer


Get the most out of your Olympic experience by learning all about the canoeing and kayaking events this year


Leon Rotman. He would eventually compete at the Olympics on the first canoe ever made in Romania (at the factories in Reghin, Mureş County). At the 1956 Summer Olympic Games in Melbourne, despite competing with a sprained ankle, Rotman won both the C-1 10000 m and the C-1 1000 m events, equaling Swede Gert Fredriksson's performance who, at the same Olympics, won gold in both individual kayak events.[2] He was the first Romanian to win two medals in one Olympic Games.[2] He went on to win…