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WATCH: Top canoe/kayak moments from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

Check out the most memorable moments in canoe/kayak at the 2016 Rio Olympics

Far different from the recreational canoe or kayak that you may be used to seeing at your local sporting good store, these canoes and kayaks are built specifically to crown the next canoe/kayak Olympic champion.

Wether it's in slalom or sprint course, the athletes of these boats are equally impressive with their power and endurance. 

At the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, new champions were crowned and other champions defended their titles.

Relive the best Olympic canoe/kayak moments from the 2016 Rio Olympics: