Canoe Kayak Canada Names 7 New Athletes to the 2018 World Cup Sprint Teams

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Posted By: Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada Names 7 New Athletes to the 2018 World Cup Sprint Teams 

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (May 1, 2018) – Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is pleased to announce several additions to the Canadian Team that will be representing Canada at the 2018 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cups at the end of May.

“The senior athletes added will provide flexibility in assessing our potential for crews to meet the Senior World Championship performance standard and the U23 athletes selected will gain valuable international competition experience as they develop toward being part of our Olympic Team in 2024” said Chief Technical Officer, Graham Barton.

The International Canoe Federation’s Sprint and Paracanoe World Cups will be held in Szeged, Hungary and Duisburg, Germany over two consecutive weekends starting May 18.

 

Team Announcement

 

Men’s Canoe

Athlete Hometown Club Coach(es)
U23 Bret Himmelman Bedford, NS Maskwa Andreas Dittmer, Jon Pike
U23 Connor Fitzpatrick Dartmouth, NS Senobe Andreas Dittmer, Rob Baert
U23 Craig Spence Dartmouth, NS Cheema Andreas Dittmer, Lazslo (Csom) Latorovski, Mike Kerrivan
SR Drew Hodges Ottawa, ON Rideau Andreas Dittmer, Ben Tardioli
U23 Evan Bezemer Mississauga, ON Mississauga Andreas Dittmer, Tamas Buday Sr, Kyle Jeffery
SR Mark James Dartmouth, NS Senobe Andreas Dittmer, Rob Baert
SR Roland Varga Aurora, ON Richmond Hill Andreas Dittmer, Helen Savin
U23 Stephen Frodsham Ottawa, ON Rideau Andreas Dittmer, Wade Farquaharson
U23 Tom Hall Waverly, NS Cheema Andreas Dittmer, Mike Kerrivan

 

  

Women’s Canoe

Athlete Hometown Club Coach(es)
U23 Anna Roy-Cyr Lac Beauport, QC Lac Beauport Jan Kruk, Luc Grenier
U23 Anne-Sophie Lavoie-Parent Trois-Rivières, QC Trois-Rivières Jan Kruk, Mathieu Pelletier
U23 Hannah MacIntosh Dartmouth, NS Senobe Jan Kruk, Rob Baert
U23 Katie Vincent Mississauga, ON Mississauga Jan Kruk, Kyle Jeffery
SR Laurence Vincent-Lapointe Trois-Rivières, QC Trois-Rivières Jan Kruk, Mathieu Pelletier
U23 Nadya Crossman-Serb Winnipeg, MB Winnipeg Jan Kruk, Jerome Seremak
U23 Rowan Hardy-Kavanagh Ottawa, ON Rideau Jan Kruk

 

  

Men’s Kayak

Athlete Hometown Club Coach(es)
U23 Alexander Scott Bedford, NS Maskwa Frédéric Jobin, Jon Pike
SR Jarret Kenke Saskatoon, SK Saskatoon Frédéric Jobin
SR Mark De Jonge Halifax, NS Maskwa Frédéric Jobin
U23 Marshall Hughes Waverly, NS Cheema Frédéric Jobin, Mike Kerrivan
U23 Nicholas Matveev Toronto, OM Balmy Beach Frédéric Jobin, Peter Martinek
U23 Pierre-Luc Poulin Lac Beauport, QC Lac Beauport Frédéric Jobin
SR Ryan Cochrane Windsor, NS Lac Beauport Frédéric Jobin

  

 

Women’s Kayak

Athlete Hometown Club Coach(es)
SR Alanna Bray-Lougheed Oakville, ON Burloak Chad Brooks, Adam Oldershaw
SR Andréanne Langlois Québec, QC Trois-Rivières Chad Brooks, Mathieu Pelletier
SR Courtney Stott Pickering, ON Balmy Beach Chad Brooks, Peter Martinek
SR Lissa Bissonnette Sherbrooke, QC Pointe-Claire Chad Brooks, Erik Mihalovic
U23 Madeleine Schmidt Ottawa, ON Rideau Chad Brooks
SR Michelle Russell Fall River, NS Cheema Chad Brooks, Mike Kerrivan
SR Natalie Davison Manotick, ON Rideau Chad Brooks

 

 

Men’s Paracanoe

Athlete Hometown Club Coach(es)
SR Mathieu St. Pierre Shawinigan, QC Shawinigan Marc Creamer, Hélène Gervais
SR Trinity Tratch Calgary, AB Calgary Marc Creamer, Edgar Garza

  

 

Get the Sprint National Team #1 results online on the Canoe Kayak Canada Website, and watch the Finals on the YouTube Channel.

To get more information about the ICF World Cups, visit the International Canoe Federations event’s calendaronline.

 

 

About Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada is the national governing body for competitive paddling in Canada, one of Canada’s top performing summer sports with a total of 24 Olympic medals, and a leader in the Paralympic movement. Canoe Kayak Canada is a member-based organization that includes an intricate network of clubs as well as provincial, territorial and divisional paddling associations. Elite National Team athletes proudly represent Canada at various competitions around the globe – most notably the Olympic Games, Paralympic Games, Pan American Games, ICF World Cups as well as Junior, Under 23 and Senior World Championships. Follow Canoe Kayak Canada on TwitterFacebookInstagram and YouTube.

 

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For more information :

Joannie Verret

Communications Coordinator

jverret@canoekayak.ca

(418) 271-3785



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