Is Competitive Canoeing the Next UFC? [Bloody Brawl]

Wednesday, 26 October 2011
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Competitive Canoe Fight. Photo Credit: China Daily

Things got heated at the Chinese City Games this past Sunday when a fight broke out between two canoeing teams.

From China Daily:

A Guangzhou quartet intentionally rammed its boat to a Nanchang team which had once paddled in Guangzhou''s lane during the 2,000-meter race. The Nanchang foursome fought back with paddles, cutting the face of Guangzhou kayaker Liao Zhensheng.

Liao''s face was covered with blood when he was rushed to the hospital.

Thanks to Wend Magazine for the tip off.

David Johnston

David Johnston

David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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