Fox wins triple Gold in Canoe Slalom Penrith Open

Jessica Fox and Lucien Delfour (below) during their gold medal-winning runs in the Kayak Finals at the Penrith Open – photos by Noel Rowsell (

Jessica Fox has stamped her authority in this year’s Canoe Slalom Penrith Open, winning Gold in Kayak, Canoe and Kayak Cross.

It’s a triumphant result for Jessica and the perfect lead-in to this weekend’s Australian Open, which will also be held at the Penrith Whitewater Stadium.

Each of the women’s events would be a dual Fox celebration, with Noemie finishing with the Bronze medal in both the Kayak and Canoe, before moving up a position to claim Silver in the Kayak Cross.

Camille Prigent (France) won Silver in the Women’s Kayak, Evy Liebfarth (USA) Silver in Canoe and Bronze in Kayak Cross.

Lucien Tinkler (AUS) won the Gold in the Men’s Kayak, ahead of Tim Anderson (AUS) with Silver and Mathieu Biazozzo (FRA) with Bronze.

Brodie Crawford (AUS) won the Men’s Canoe Final, ahead of Jake Cochrane (IRL) with Silver and Lachlan Bassett (AUS) with Bronze.

The Men’s Kayak Cross was won by Joshua Joseph (USA), ahead of Ben Pope (AUS) and Finn Butcher (AUS).

The Australian Open commences at 8am on Friday 17th Feb with heats for all disciplines, followed by Kayak semi-finals, final and Freestyle on Saturday, then Canoe semi-finals and finals on Sunday, along with Kayak Cross.

All results from the Penrith Open can be found at

The schedule for the Australian Open can be viewed at