Homecoming parade for Carrington A parade in honour of Olympic double medallist Lisa Carrington will be taking place in Whakatāne next Monday. The parade will begin at the Whakatāne Visitor Information Centre at 12pm and progress down The Strand and Richardson Street...read more
Rio Olympics 2016: Lisa Carrington powers to New Zealand's third gold medal The golden glow is back on New Zealand's Olympic campaign thanks to another fabulous canoe sprint triumph for Lisa Carrington on Tuesday (Wednesday NZ Time). Smoke on the water and with a...read more
New Zealanders have spoken and Lisa Carrington is the front-running favourite to lead the Kiwis out in the Olympics' opening ceremony. In a poll run by the NZ Herald Online, Carrington beat out fellow female athletes Valerie Adams and Lydia Ko, gaining 34% of over...read more
Lisa Carrington's quest for two Olympic golds may be aided by one of her chief rivals chasing three. The Kiwi paddler is seeking a double triumph at the 2016 Rio Olympics next month in the women's canoe sprint K1 200 and K1 500 events. Carrington won gold at the 2012...read more
Kiwi paddler Lisa Carrington has a major rival in the women's K1 500 for the Rio Olympics. Carrington was pushed into second place in her final in Germany on Sunday night (NZ time) by Hungary's Danuta Kozak. The 2012 London Olympic gold medalist finished 1.125 seconds...read more
Lisa Carrington's first strokes at elite level towards Rio this year were as emphatic as expected. The star Kiwi paddler won her women's K1 200m heat at the opening World Cup canoe sprint regatta of the year in Duisburg, Germany, on Friday night (NZ time). The 2012...read more
How has your regime changed in the build-up to Rio? The main thing to understand about the Olympics is that is just another day, another competition, it just happens to be one of the biggest events for my sport and many others. So I wouldn't say I have changed things...read more
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