24
01
2015

The Smedley Canoe Outfitting Guide | Chapter 1

Outfitting a new canoe, or changing the outfitting in a used canoe can be an extremely long process with countless hours of trial and error. For myself, feeling tight and connected to my boat is one of the most important things in order to perform in a race. I have to feel as though I’m completely a...

31
12
2014

Cam & Liam’s 2014 || Ready for 2015

Happy New Year from the SmedleyCanoe Team! 2014 in Review Liam’s shoulder dislocation and subsequent surgery/rehab. A defining point in 2014 for our team of two. Injuries happen, they really suck, they make you question yourself, give your motivation a hit, but if you come back, you’re m...

12
07
2014

Travels in Mexico

Here is a quick update on what we have been up to since Cam kicked off his racing season at the first three world cups! The shoulder is doing well; in fact I haven’t had an ounce of pain since the 5 week mark. I was able start training on whitewater 3 weeks ago. The first week consisted of tak...

05
06
2014

Elite Team Tour | World Cup 1 London UK

A quick update to share race information for this week. Cameron has started his world cup tour in London at the Lee Valley Whitewater Centre. He arrived on May 27th to collect a new canoe for the season (and install outfitting) and train for the first world cup race. World Cup #1 is being held June...

02
06
2014

Recovery

Dislocation. That was something I was hoping to never experience. As I know now, life moves fast and you have to stay on your toes. Last time I checked in was the night before the start of the U23 world championships in Penrith Australia. I’ve now had a few weeks to reflect on my plans for the...