3 Medals and 1 New World Record for the Canadian Sprint Team on Day 2 of the ICF World Cup 2

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May
26
Canoe Kayak Canada
3 Medals and 1 New World Record for the Canadian Sprint Team on Day 2 of the ICF World Cup 2
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DUISBURG, GERMANY (May 26, 2018) – Eleven Canadian crews made it to the big finals on day two of the International Canoe Federation World Cup 2 in Duisburg, Germany. Canada won one gold, one silver and one bronze medal on Saturday, and for the second time this season, Vincent-Lapointe and Vincent broke together a new record in the C2 event.

“It was great to see our Canadian athletes step on the podium three times today and to see so many of our crews in the A Finals,” said Anders Gustafsson, Head Coach of the sprint team at Canoe Kayak Canada. “We had some more good qualifications today and we all look forward to more chances of additional medals tomorrow. This final World Cup competition is proving to be a great learning experience for our young team and will be great for our preparations for World Championships later this year”.

After breaking their 2017 World Best Time last week in Szeged, Laurence Vincent-Lapointe (Québec) and partner Katie Vincent (Ontario) won another World Cup gold medal in the Women’s C2 500m final. The duo beat their time by more than two second on Saturday, setting a fast time of 1 minute 51.428 seconds.

 

2018 ICF WC2 – Women's C2 500m / Gold Medal and WR – C2 500m Féminin / Médaille d'or et record du monde

Watch Laurence Vincent Lapointe and Katie Vincent win GOLD 🥇 and break their World Best Time one more time at the 2018 ICF World Cup #2 ! 🇨🇦👉🏼🍾Thanks to CBC Sports and Planet Canoe for streaming the event!–Revoyez Laurence Vincent Lapointe et Katie Vincent remporter l'OR et établir une fois de plus un nouveau Record Mondial à la Coupe du Monde de Canoë de Vitesse #2 ! 🇨🇦👉🏼🥇🔥Merci Radio-Canada Sports et Planet Canoe de diffuser l'événement!#WePaddle #NousPagayons

Posted by Canoe Kayak Canada on Saturday, May 26, 2018

Another gold, and another world record for Canoe Kayak Canada's Laurence Vincent Lapointe and Katie Vincent in the C2 500!

Posted by Planet Canoe on Saturday, May 26, 2018

 

Also in the C2 final were Anna Roy-Cyr (Québec) and Rowan Hardy-Kavanagh (Ontario). The Canadian crew crossed the finish line a few seconds their teammates, placing 6thwith a time of 2:02.537.

The Men’s Kayak K2 crew of Pierre-Luc Poulin (Québec) and Nicholas Matveev (Ontario) had a strong finish placing 2nd in a breathtaking 500m final. They won silver with a time of 1:28.776 seconds, just behind Slovakia who took gold in 1:28.627.

Also on the podium today was the C2 crew of Nadya Crossman-Serb (Manitoba) and Hannah MacIntosh (Nova Scotia). The Women’s crew placed third in the C2 200m final, taking bronze with a time of 45.1 seconds. Roy-Cyr and Hardy-Kavanagh also took part in the final finishing in 5th place with a close time of 45.6 seconds.

Many other athletes took part in different finals during the day. On the Women’s side, Michelle Russel (Nova Scotia) placed 7th in the K1 500m final, Courtney Stott (Ontario) and Lissa Bissonnette (Québec) came 8th in the K2 500m final and Madeline Schmidt (Ontario) finished 7th in the Women’s K1 500m B Final.

On the Men’s side, Craig Spence (Nova Scotia) had a great final and placed 5thin the C1 1000m, Alex Scott (Nova Scotia) and Ryan Cochrane (Québec) placed 5thin the K2 200m final and Stephen Frodsham (Ontario) and Evan Bezemer (Ontario) came 6thin the C2 500m final, while Tom Hall (Nova Scotia) and Bret Himmelman (Nova Scotia) finished 9th.

The action will continue on Sunday with the final races of the 2018 World Cup series. Visit the International Canoe Federation’s websiteto get all results and start lists and follow Planet Canoe to get all the latest updates.

Subscribe to Canoe Kayak Canada’s mailing listto get all news directly to your email or visit canoekayak.cafor more updates.

 

 

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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May
25
Canoe Kayak Canada
10 Canadian Crews Advance to Finals on Day 1 of Canoe Sprint World Cup 2 in Germany
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DUISBURG, GERMANY (May 25, 2018) – A total of 24 Canadian canoe kayak sprint athletes lined up on Duisburg’s international race course on Friday morning for the second and last 2018 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup. Fifteen Canadian crews made it to the semi-finals and ten of them qualified for the big finals.

“We are looking for improvement and this certainly fits the bill,” said Graham Barton, Chief Technical Officer at Canoe Kayak Canada. “We still have a lot of work to do between now and the World Championships, but there are promising signs as we prepare for Tokyo 2020”.

“There is a total of 54 countries competing this weekend,” added Anders Gustafsson, Head Coach of the Canadian Sprint team. “These races will give us a lot of information on how to best build our team and our crews. Every single race is evaluated, and our progression is what matters most”.

The Women’s K2 500m of Courtney Stott (Ontario) and Lissa Bissonnette (Québec) had a strong finish coming third edging out Poland and Germany to make it to the big final. Pierre-Luc Poulin (Québec) and Nicholas Matveev (Ontario) also qualified for the Men’s K2 500m final.

The Women’s Canoe team took the lead in the heats. Anna Roy-Cyr (Québec) and Rowan Hardy-Kavanagh (Ontario) qualified for the A final in the Women’s C2 200m eventas well as teammates Nadya Crossman-Serb (Manitoba) and Hannah MacIntosh (Nova Scotia). The Final will take place on Saturday morning.

Laurence Vincent-Lapointe (Québec) and Katie Vincent (Ontario) qualified directly for the Women’s C2 500m final by winning their heat with a time of one minute and 53 seconds. Roy-Cyr and Hardy-Kavanagh also qualified for the big final after placing second in the semi-final behind the Japanese crew.

On the Men’s side, the crew of Roland Varga (Ontario) and Connor Fitzpatrick (Nova Scotia) placed 9thin the Men’s C2 1000m Final with a time of 3:44.083 seconds. Teammates Mark James (Nova Scotia) and Drew Hodges (Ontario) placed 1stin the B Final with a time of 3 minutes and 39 seconds.

Two Men’s Canoe crew also qualified for the Men’s C2 500m final taking place on Saturday. Stephen Frodsham (Ontario) and Evan Bezemer (Ontario) qualified by coming first in the semi-final, followed by Tom Hall (Nova Scotia) and Bret Himmelman (Nova Scotia) who place seconds.

The action will continue on Saturday and Sunday with more heats, semi-finals and finals. Visit the International Canoe Federation’s websiteto get all results and start lists and follow Planet Canoe to get all the latest updates.

Subscribe to Canoe Kayak Canada’s mailing listto get all news directly to your email or visit canoekayak.cafor more updates.

 

ICF Canoe Marathon World Cup

Canadian canoe sprint and marathon athlete Madeline Mitchell (Manitoba) is also representing Canada this weekend at the 2018 ICF Marathon World Cup. The international competition is taking place in Viana-do-Castelo in Portugal from May 25 to 27.

Mitchell will be racing on Saturday, May 26 in the Women’s C1 short event on a distance of 3.6 km as well as on Sunday, May 27 in the Women’s C1 15.4 km. The short event will include three laps and three portages while the long event will include four laps, three portages and one small lap.

You can find all start lists, results and live action on the International Canoe Federation website.

 

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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May
25
Canoe Kayak Canada
Madeline Mitchell to Represent Canada at the 2018 ICF Marathon World Cup in Portugal  
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VIANA-DO-CASTELO, PORTUGAL (May 25, 2018) – Canadian canoe sprint and marathon athlete Madeline Mitchell (Manitoba) will be representing Canada at the 2018 ICF Marathon World Cup. The international competition is taking place in Viana-do-Castelo in Portugal from May 25 to 27.

“We are very pleased to see Madeline representing Canada at this major marathon event,” said Darryl Bohm, member of the Canoe Marathon Racing Council at Canoe Kayak Canada. “Maddy finished 4that the 2017 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships and we will be cheering for her to do well at this event”.

Mitchell will be racing on Saturday, May 26 in the Women’s C1 short event on a distance of 3.6 km as well as on Sunday, May 27 in the Women’s C1 15.4 km. The short event will include three laps and three portages while the long event will include four laps, three portages and one small lap.

 

 

You can find all start lists, results and live action on the International Canoe Federation website.

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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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May
24
Canoe Kayak Canada
Canadian Canoe Kayak Sprint Athletes Ready for World Cup 2 Starting Friday in Duisburg, Germany
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DUISBURG, GERMANY (May 24, 2018) – Canoe Kayak Canada’s fastest athletes moved from Hungary to Germany and will be representing Canada at the second and last ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup. The event is starting on Friday, May 25 and is being held in Duisburg, Germany.

“Our Canadian team showed great overall results last week in Szeged,” said Graham Barton, Chief Technical Officer at Canoe Kayak Canada. “Our women’s canoe brought home two golds and one silver, and we are looking forward to seeing what the whole team will do this weekend. These two World Cups are an excellent preparation for the upcoming Senior World Championships”.

 

Watch live: 2018 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup 2 Duisburg

Watch live on https://www.canoeicf.com25–27 May in Duisburg, Germany#PlanetCanoe #Canoe #Kayak #ICFsprint #Sprint #WorldCup #Dusburg #Germany #WatchLive #Live

Posted by Planet Canoe on Tuesday, May 22, 2018

 

 

What:
International Canoe Federation Canoe Sprint World Cup 2

Start Lists & Live Results

When:
Friday, May 25 (8:30 to 18:30 CEST.)
Saturday, May 26 (8:30 to 18:55 CEST.)
Sunday, May 27 (8:30 to 16:40 CEST.)

Where:
Kanu-Regatta-Verein Duisburg e.V.
Kruppstraße 30B, 47055
Duisburg, Germany – Map

Subscribe to Canoe Kayak Canada’s mailing listto get all news and results directly to your email and follow Planet Canoe on the ICF websiteto get live updates.

 

 

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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May
20
Canoe Kayak Canada
Second Gold Medal and New Official World Best Time for Laurence Vincent-Lapointe
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SZEGED, HUNGARY (May 20, 2018) – Canadian Women’s Canoe athlete, Laurence Vincent-Lapointe (Trois-Rivières, QC), won a second gold medal on Sunday and set a new official world best time in the C1 200 meter-event at the ICF Sprint World Cup in Szeged, Hungary.

Vincent-Lapointe finished the race with a new record of 44.502 seconds. Her C2 partner Katie Vincent (Mississauga, ON) wasn’t too far behind as she placed third in a time of 45.737 seconds. Silver went to Russia’s Olesia Romasenko with a time of 45.660 seconds

– ICF SPRINT WORLD CUP 1 -And guess who just won GOLD 🥇 and BRONZE 🥉 in the Women’s C1 200m this morning in Szeged 🇭🇺…

Posted by Canoe Kayak Canada on Sunday, May 20, 2018

It's another gold medal for Canoe Kayak Canada's Laurence Vincent Lapointe – and the fastest ever women's C1 200!!

Posted by Planet Canoe on Sunday, May 20, 2018

 

“This is really exciting for our sport, but also for all Canadians,” explained Anders Gustafsson, Head Coach of the Canadian sprint team. “For the second time at a World Cup event, these two ladies managed to stand on the podium together both in C1 and C2. Katie is still a U23 athlete, so this is very promising for the coming years.”

 

WC1, R198, C1 WOMEN 200M FINAL A

WC1, R198, C1 WOMEN 200M FINAL A

Posted by Тхе Спирит Оф Кајак on Sunday, May 20, 2018

 

Anna Roy-Cyr (Québec) also had a great performance Sunday as she placed 6thin the Women’s C1 500-meter final. The Canadian Women’s canoe team qualified for a total of 8 finals winning two golds and one bronze.

Both Canadian Women’s and Men’s K4 crews reached the finals on Sunday. Ryan Cochrane (Nova Scotia), Mark De Jonge (Nova Scotia), Pierre-Luc Poulin (Québec) and Nicholas Matveev (Ontario) placed 7thin a time of 1:20.3 seconds. On the women’s side, Michelle Russel (Nova Scotia), Lissa Bissonnette (Québec), Courtney Stott (Ontario) and Madeline Schmidt (Ontario) placed 9thin a time of 1:35.3 seconds.

The first ICF Paracanoe and Canoe Sprint World Cup is now completed, and the action will start again on Friday, May 25 for the second World Cup in Duisburg, Germany.

 

Follow our Canadian athletes in Szeged, Hungary competing against the best athletes in the world at the first Planet…

Posted by Canoe Kayak Canada on Sunday, May 20, 2018

Find all Canadians results on the Szeged Canoe 2018 websiteand watch the action live on the ICF Planet Canoe Website.

For more information about World Cup 2 in Duisburg, Germany, visit the 2018 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup 2 event’s pageon the International Canoe Federation’s website.

 

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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(418) 271-3785

May
19
Canoe Kayak Canada
Gold Medal and New World Best Time for Canadian Duo Vincent and Vincent-Lapointe at Canoe Sprint World Cup  
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SZEGED, HUNGARY (May 19, 2018) – Canadian Sprint paddlers Laurence Vincent-Lapointe (Québec) and Katie Vincent (Ontario) captured gold Saturday in the Women’s C2 500m event at the International Canoe Federation’s first World Cup of 2018. The Canadian duo posted a time of 1:53.513 seconds in an exciting battle with China who took silver with a close time of 1:54.958.

“We knew the Chinese crew would be strong,” explained Laurence Vincent-Lapointe during an interview with Canoe Kayak Canada. “They were ahead of us during the first half of the heat, so we knew the final would be hard, but we planned to focus on our finish. We know we can be strong at the end of a race and that’s what we did, it was amazing”.

WC1, R125, C2 WOMEN 500M FINAL A

WC1, R125, C2 WOMEN 500M FINAL A

Posted by Тхе Спирит Оф Кајак on Saturday, May 19, 2018

 

Women’s Canoe events will be contested for the first time at the 2020 Olympic games, and this result indicates that Canada will be a contender for the Olympic gold medal in Tokyo.

Also in the final were teammates Nadya Crossman-Serb (Manitoba) and Hannah MacIntosh (Nova Scotia) who finished 8thin a time of 2:05.958 seconds in the new Olympic event.

 

Any doubts about the early pre- Tokyo 2020 C2 favouritism of Canoe Kayak Canada's Laurence Vincent Lapointe and Katie Vincent after their swashbuckling win in Szeged on Saturday

Posted by Planet Canoe on Saturday, May 19, 2018

Posted by Canoe Kayak Canada on Saturday, May 19, 2018

 

Team Canada athletes qualified for a total eight finals on Saturday. Michelle Russell (Nova Scotia) finished 7thin the Women’s K1 500m, Craig Spence (Nova Scotia) placed 9 in the Men’s C1 1000m-event and paracanoe athlete Mathieu St-Pierre (Québec) finished 4thin the Men’s KL2 200m race.

Teammates Anna Roy-Cyr (Québec) and Rowan Hardy-Kavanagh (Ontario) placed 4thin the Women’s C2 200meter-event followed by Crossman-Serb and MacIntosh, and Ryan Cochrane (Nova Scotia) and Mark De Jonge (Nova Scotia) placed 5thin the Men’s K2 200m.

Follow our Canadian athletes in Szeged, Hungary competing against the best athletes in the world at the first Planet…

Posted by Canoe Kayak Canada on Saturday, May 19, 2018

 

The action continues on Sunday for the last day of this first World Cup. Among the many races, both Canadian Women’s and Men’s K4 crews will try to qualify for the big final and Women’s canoe 2017 World Champion will battle through semi-finals to secure a spot for the finals.

Find all Canadians results on the Szeged Canoe 2018 websiteand watch the action live on the ICF Planet Canoe Website.

 

 

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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May
18
Canoe Kayak Canada
Strong Start for Women’s Canoe On Day 2 of the ICF World Cup 1  
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SZEGED, HUNGARY (May 18, 2018) – Twenty-seven Canadian sprint athletes competed in seventeen different events on day two of the first International Canoe Federation World Cup held in Szeged, Hungary. All of Canada’s Women C2 crews advanced to the Finals.

“Our Women’s Canoe athletes stood out on the race course today,” explained Anders Gustafsson, Sprint Head Coach at Canoe Kayak Canada. “The Women’s Canoe level is very impressive this year and it is really good for our team, it will definitely help to push our crews”.

The 2017 World Champions, Laurence Vincent Lapointe (Québec) and Katie Vincent (Ontario) qualified directly to the Final after winning their heat in the Women’s C2 500-meter event. Nadya Crossman-Serb (Manitoba) and Hannah MacIntosh (Nova-Scotia) also won their heat and will join Vincent-Lapointe and Crossman Serb in the Final on Saturday. 

It was a really tough heat but Canoe Kayak Canada's Laurence Vincent Lapointe and Katie Vincent came through to win their C2 500 heat to go straight through to the final

Posted by Planet Canoe on Friday, May 18, 2018

 

Crossman-Serb and MacIntosh also qualified for the Women’s C2 200-meter Final, so did the young crew of Anna Roy-Cyr (Québec) and Rowan Hardy-Kavanagh (Ontario). Again, two Canadian crews will be trying reach the podium in the big final Saturday.

– ICF SPRINT WORLD CUP 1 -All of our Women’s Canoe crews made it to the A FINAL 🇨🇦🔛 at World Cup 1 in Szeged, HUN 🇭🇺…

Posted by Canoe Kayak Canada on Friday, May 18, 2018

 

It was a big day Friday for Men’s Canoe athletes as they were going through qualifications, semi-finals and finals in the C2 1000-meter event. The two Canadian crews came first and second after battling it out in the B Final. Roland Varga (Ontario) and Connor Fitzpatrick (Nova Scotia) came first in a time of 3:44.4 while Drew Hodges (Ontario) and Mark James (Nova Scotia) followed closely behind with a time of 3:45.1.

Paracanoe athlete Mathieu St-Pierre (Québec) will be competing in the Men’s VL2 200-meter big final on Saturday.

Many other Canadian athletes qualified for semi-finals and will be trying to line up for finals in the next two days.

Find all Canadians results on the Szeged Canoe 2018 websiteand watch the action live on the ICF Planet Canoe Website.

 

Canadian Sprint Team Trials

Most of our Canadian sprint athletes are also competing this weekend on Lake Banook in Nova Scotia for the second set of the National Sprint Team trials. 

Follow the action on the Canoe Kayak Canadawebsite as well as on the official CKC Mobile Apppowered by ImmediaC and you can watch all races live on the CKC YouTube Channel.

 

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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May
16
Canoe Kayak Canada
Sprint and Paracanoe Paddlers to Take First Strokes Into International Canoe Federation World Cup series
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SZEGED, HUNGARY (May 16, 2018) – Canoe Kayak Canada’s fastest athletes will be representing Canada at the first ICF Paracanoe and Canoe Sprint World Cup. The event is being held in Szeged, Hungary starting Thursday, May 17.

“We have a great group of experienced and new athletes competing at this first ICF event and I am confident that they will start the season strongly,” said Graham Barton, Chief Technical Officer at Canoe Kayak Canada. “Our group of coaches prepared the team well over the last months and it is time to test this preparation on the International Stage”.

The World Cup team was selected at the end of April during the first part of the National Team selection process. The team of 32 U23 and Senior athletes will be representing Canada this weekend in Hungary for the first of two World Cups. The second World Cup will be held the following weekend in Germany.

 

Posted by Planet Canoe on Friday, May 11, 2018

 

What:
International Canoe Federation Paracanoe and Canoe Sprint World Cup 1

Start Lists & Live Results

When:
Thursday, May 17 (14:00 to 18:25 CEST.)
Friday, May 18 (8:00 to 19:00 CEST.)
Saturday, May 19 (8:00 to 19:00 CEST.)
Sunday, May 20 (8:00 to 17:00 CEST.)

Where:
Szegedi Olympic Center,
Szeged, Hungary – Map

 

Paracanoe athlete Trinity Tratch (Calgary, AB) will be the first to line up on Thursday morning in the Men’s KL2 200 m event. The rest of the Canadian team will be competing the following paddling their ways to World Cup finals.

Subscribe to Canoe Kayak Canada’s mailing list to get all news and results directly to your email and follow Planet Canoe on the ICF website to get live updates.

 

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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Sep
12
Canoe Kayak Canada
Slalom World Cup Champions Crowned in La Seu D’Urgell
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SEU D’URGELL, SPAIN (September 10, 2017) –  Germany’s Ricarda Funk (K1W), Tasiadis Sideris (C1M) and doubles partners Robert Behling and Thomas Becker (C2) have won the overall World Cup point standings after the final stop of the International Canoe Federation’s Canoe Slalom World Cup series. This was an impressive showing for Germany’s team winning three of the five World Cup titles. Czech Republic’s Vit Prindis (K1M) and Australia’s Jessica Fox (K1W) claimed the World Cup points crown in the remaining two events.

In the extreme slalom event, Florence Maheu of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield finished 8th overall while teammates Haley Daniels and Cameron Smedley both ended up 14th in the extreme slalom event. “The extreme slalom event is very dynamic and you never know who will make it through each round. We are watching closely to see how the event will play out at the World Championships in Pau where it will become an official medal event for the first time” added Canoe Kayak Canada’s head coach, Michal Staniszewski.

Smedley in action in La Seu D’Urgell. Photo: CKC

Canada’s Cameron Smedley of Dunrobin, Ontario finished 25th in the men’s C1 semi-final after a strong start in the qualification round and demonstrating good speed and form on the course. “Cameron has had a lot of success racing in Seu in the past, today the penalties on the top of the race course added up and kept him out of contention for the finals.” Added Canoe Kayak Canada’s slalom High Performance Manager.

The Canadian Team will now take a few days off to recover and before resuming training in Pau, France for the World Championships beginning September 27.

 

Results

Summary of Results

Athlete Event Result
Florence Maheu
(Salaberry de Valleyfield, QC)
Women’s Extreme Slalom 8th final result
Haley Daniels
(Calgary, AB)
Women’s Extreme Slalom 14th final result
Cameron Smedley
(Dunrobin, ON)
Men’s Extreme Slalom 14th final result
Austin Atkins
(Chilliwack, BC)
Men’s Extreme Slalom 20 th final result
Cameron Smedley
(Dunrobin, ON)
Men’s C1 Slalom 25th final result
Spencer Pomeroy
(Ottawa, ON)
Men’s C1 Slalom 42nd final result
Liam Smedley
(Dunrobin, ON)
Men’s C1 Slalom 57th final result
Haley Daniels
(Calgary, AB)
Women’s C1 Slalom 46th final result

 

David Ford
(Edmonton, AB)
Men’s K1 Slalom 58th final result
Austin Atkins
(Chilliwack, BC)
Men’s K1 Slalom 67 th final result
Michael Tayler
(Ottawa, ON)
Men’s K1 Slalom 69th final result
Florence Maheu
(Salaberry de Valleyfield, QC)
Women’s K1 Slalom 59th final result

 

 

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

Sep
8
Canoe Kayak Canada
Cameron Smedley 8th in Canoe Slalom World Cup Final Qualification rounds
World Cups
0

SEU D’URGELL, SPAIN (September 8, 2017) –  Canoe Kayak Canada’s Canoe Slalom team is back on the river in La Seu D’Urgell at the International Canoe Federation’s Canoe Slalom World Cup Final. This is the last event in the five-race World Cup series where double points will be allocated to the athletes who finish inside the semi-finals and finals to count towards the overall World Cup title.

Cameron Smedley of Dunrobin, Ontario lead the Canadian team placing 8th in the men’s C1 qualification round and advanced directly to the semi-final after his first race run. Cameron Smedley’s clean run was just 2.96 seconds back from Slovakia’s Alexander Slafkovsky who posted a run time of 97.37.

“I’m thrilled to see Cameron race like he did today just two weeks out from the World Championships in Pau. Cameron showed us a lot of composure on the race course while running safe lines through the gates. He is very fast when he executes his race plan so I’m looking forward to cheering for him on Sunday!” said Canoe Kayak Canada slalom high performance manager. Cameron will also be racing in the Extreme slalom quarter final on Saturday after finishing 16th in the time trial. Canadians, Spencer Pomeroy (Ottawa) and Liam Smedley (Dunrobin) placed  42nd and 57th overall in the men’s C1 event.

The race course in Seu D’Urgell, Spain. Photo: Planet Canoe

 

Hometown favorite, Nuria Vilarrubla performed under pressure and set the standard in the women’s canoe event leading the qualifications round with a time of 114.07 seconds. Calgary’s Haley Daniels placed 46th overall.

In men’s kayak event, France’s Boris Neveu returned to world-class form and won the qualification round setting the quickest time of the day of 91.52 seconds. Edmonton’s David Ford finished 58th, Austin Atkins of Chilliwack placed 67th while Ottawa’s Michael Tayler finished 69th.

In the women’s kayak event, Florence Maheu of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield had a challenging day on the Parc Olympic del Segre whitewater course and incurred 50 second penalties for missed gates on both her race runs. Florence ended the day in 59th position. Germany’s Ricarda Funk set the fastest run in the course posting a time of 102.37. Florence also advanced to the Extreme Slalom Quarter Final placing 14th in the qualification round.

Sunday’s finals will be webcast on CBC’s digital platforms including the CBC Sports app and cbcsports.ca. CBC Sports is the Official Broadcast Partner of Canoe Kayak Canada.

CBC webcast times – watch online at cbcsports.ca or via the CBC Sports app.

  • Saturday at 7:30 a.m. EST
  • Sunday at 7:30 a.m. EST

 

Results

Summary of Results

Athlete Event Result
Cameron Smedley

(Dunrobin, ON)

Men’s C1 Slalom 8th Advanced to semi-final
Spencer Pomeroy

(Ottawa, ON)

Men’s C1 Slalom 42nd final result
Liam Smedley

(Dunrobin, ON)

Men’s C1 Slalom 57th final result
Haley Daniels

(Calgary, AB)

Women’s C1 Slalom 46th final result

 

David Ford

(Edmonton, AB)

Men’s K1 Slalom 58th final result
Austin Atkins

(Chilliwack, BC)

Men’s K1 Slalom 67 th final result
Michael Tayler

(Ottawa, ON)

Men’s K1 Slalom 69th final result
Florence Maheu

(Salaberry de Valleyfield, QC)

Women’s K1 Slalom 59th final result
Florence Maheu

(Salaberry de Valleyfield, QC)

Women’s Extreme Slalom 14th Advanced to quarter final
Cameron Smedley

(Dunrobin, ON)

Men’s Extreme Slalom 16th Advanced to quarter-final

 

  

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

Sep
1
Canoe Kayak Canada
Slalom Athlete’s Resume World Cup Season in Ivrea, Italy
World Cups
0

IVREA, ITALY (September 1, 2017) –  Canoe Kayak Canada’s team is back in action at the fourth stop of the International Canoe Federation’s Canoe Slalom World Cup series. The man-made whitewater course flows from the glacial waters of the Dora Baltea river. Ivrea is known as one of the most challenging whitewater courses on the World Cup circuit and is situated at the base of the Italian Alps in Northern Italy. Eight Canadian athletes negotiated the turbulent course today set by Roberto D’Dangelo (ITA) and Arnaud Brogniard (FRA).

Cameron Smedley (Dunrobin, ON) lead the Canadian team by placing 19th in the men’s C1 qualification rounds. Cameron Smedley moved produced a clean run down the turbulent rapids posting a time of 99.55 seconds and will advance directly to the C1 semi-final on Sunday morning. Slovakia’s Matej Benus set the qualification standard producing a runtime of 93.55 seconds. Fellow Canadians, Liam Smedley (Dunrobin, ON) and Spencer Pomeroy (Ottawa, ON) finishing 39th and 47th overall.

Australia’s Jessica Fox set the standard again in the women’s canoe event while leading the qualifications round with a time of 113.52 seconds. Calgary’s Haley Daniels placed 34th and narrowly missed the semi-final after incurring several penalties on her second qualification run. “I feel at home in the mountains and paddling in the cold water here in Ivrea,” said Haley before her run. “It’s a challenging course but I was looking forward to getting back to racing and throwing down a smooth run today. Unfortunately, my run didn’t go per the plan and I’ll have to analyze the video footage to learn from my mistakes,” she added.

In men’s kayak, Ottawa’s Michael Tayler (48th in Heats) and Edmonton’s David Ford (37th in Heats) were back to international competition to prepare for the World Championships after missing the first three World Cups earlier this season. Chilliwack’s Austin Atkins raced his first ever Wolrd Cup and finished 62nd overall. Italy’s Zeno Ivaldi took full advantage of his home course and set the pace posting a time of 87.83 seconds.

Florence Maheu of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield in Québec, placed 38th overall after the judges assessed four penalties during her race run for touching the gates. Corinna Kuhnle of Austria lead the women’s field producing a blistering fast run of 91.67 seconds.

Sunday’s finals will be webcast on CBC’s digital platforms including the CBC Sports app and cbcsports.ca. CBC Sports is the Official Broadcast Partner of Canoe Kayak Canada.

CBC webcast times – watch online at cbcsports.ca or via the CBC Sports app.

  • Saturday at 7:30 a.m. EST
  • Sunday at 7:30 a.m. EST

 

Results

Summary of Results

Athlete Event Result
Cameron Smedley
(Dunrobin, ON)
Men’s C1 Slalom 19th Advance to semi-final
Liam Smedley
(Dunrobin, ON)
Men’s C1 Slalom 39th final result
Spencer Pomeroy
(Ottawa, ON)
Men’s C1 Slalom 47th final result
Haley Daniels
(Calgary, AB)
Women’s C1 Slalom 34th final result

 

David Ford
(Edmonton, AB)
Men’s K1 Slalom 37th final result
Michael Tayler
(Ottawa, ON)
Men’s K1 Slalom 48th final result
Austin Atkins
(Chilliwack, BC)
Men’s K1 Slalom 62nd final result
Florence Maheu
(Salaberry de Valleyfield, QC)
Women’s K1 Slalom 38th final result

 

 

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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