Sure, the weather is warming, the snow is melting, and the rivers are just about perfectly primed for paddling. It’s hard to think about anything other than getting out and getting wet. However, nobody spends 24 hours a day canoeing. (Though some have tried.) When it’s time to relax put down the paddle and pick up the 2010 edition of the ICF’s official magazine Planet Canoe. It’s out now and it’s chock-full of all things canoe related.
Planet Canoe bills itself as the definitive source for paddlers around the world, and is geared towards anyone involved or looking to become involved in the world of Canoeing. Whether you are deeply entrenched in the elite sport or are an avid fan of adventure paddling, this magazine wants to be your go to source. Whether you are an international, national or club level athlete, or their coach. Whether you are an event organizer or a fan of the sport, Planet Canoe works to include the news you want to hear. Likewise, if you paddle for fun, the expedition articles that cover all corners of the globe offer fantastic photos and exciting accounts of intrepid explorations.
Inside the latest edition are news briefs from Nepal, Kyrgyzstan, Madagascar, Lake Victoria, the Grand Canyon, the Arctic AND the Antarctic in a Cold Kayaking special.
In the World-Class Canoeing section, ICF strives to present each of their canoe disciplines in an interesting and accessible way. Planet Canoe‘s pages are filled with stunning action pictures, news of the past year’s events and the know-how of some top paddling techniques in various disciplines including Canoe Sprint technique and Canoe Freestyle moves.
Some of the best athlete’s in the world including Katalin Kovacs and Tony Estanguet, to name just two, talk to the ICF for exclusive interviews, giving real insight to their life at the top of the game.
Planet Canoe also features reviews of the latest gear. They focus on boat and paddle manufacturers from various disciplines, and the gear page is a showcase of new desirables on the market.
Throughout the magazine, the vast array of articles cover issues pertinent to today’s Canoeing community, from Women in Canoe to Paracanoe, from the environment to river access, from the Olympic Programme to Canoe in the Developing nations, Planet Canoe strives to have it all.
The magazine is available at a price of €7.50 and first orders will receive a free gift from the publisher. What’s more, you can pay by credit card via paypal, it couldn’t be easier.
To place an order, email Joanna at firstname.lastname@example.org