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Canada’s Top Young Paddlers Competing at Junior and U23 Canoe Slalom World Championships

Jul
18
Canoe Kayak Canada

BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA (July 18, 2017) – Canada’s top young slalom paddlers are gearing up for the biggest competition of the season at the ICF Canoe Slalom Junior and U23 World Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia. Thirteen Canadian athletes are racing this week on a challenging 23-gate race course. “This is an exciting opportunity for our emerging […]... Read More

Outstanding Canada Cup Competition Wraps up in Shawinigan

Jul
10
Canoe Kayak Canada

SHAWINIGAN, QUEBEC (Monday, July 10th, 2017) — The competition was intense amongst top paddlers from Canada, the United States, Mexico, and Australia who gathered in Shawinigan, Quebec for the second and final leg of the Sprint Canada Cup Regatta series. Ottawa hosted the first leg of the competition over the Canada Day weekend. In Shawinigan, […]... Read More

Shawinigan plays host to Sprint Canada Cup Regatta #2

Jul
7
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (July 7, 2017) – Elite international, national and provincial level paddlers are in Shawinigan, Quebec this weekend for the Sprint Canada Cup #2 Regatta. The competition brings together teams from Canada, Mexico, Australia and the United States, Provincial teams from Quebec, Nova Scotia and Ontario, alongside club teams from across Ontario and Quebec. […]... Read More

Highlights of Sprint Canada Cup 1 Regatta

Jul
3
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (July 3, 2017) – The Canada Day weekend featured an outstanding canoe kayak competition as elite paddlers converged on the nation’s capital for the Sprint Canada Cup 1 Regatta, a two-day event hosted by the Rideau Canoe Club. The competition brought together top crews from the United States, Mexico, Australia and the United […]... Read More

Daniels Has Best Ever Finish in Extreme Slalom World Cup

Jul
2
Canoe Kayak Canada

MARKLEEBERG, GERMANY (July 2, 2017) – Haley Daniels (Calgary, AB) recorded her best-ever finish in World Cup Extreme Slalom today, finishing 6th in the women’s K1 event in Markleeberg, Germany. Teammate, Florence Maheu (Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, QC) finished 10th, marking the first time two Canadians have finished in the top 10 in the Extreme Slalom event. The […]... Read More

Pair of Canadian Paddlers into Semi-finals at Canoe Slalom World Cup

Jun
30
Canoe Kayak Canada

MARKLEEBERG, GERMANY (June 30, 2017) – On the International Canoe Federation (ICF) World Cup circuit, Haley Daniels (Calgary, AB) has earned her first semi-final berth of the season, and Cameron Smedley (Dunrobin, ON) has qualified for the semi-finals for the third time in three races this month. Daniels, 26, paddled into the women’s C1 semi-final […]... Read More

A Uniquely Canadian Way to Celebrate Canada 150

Jun
30
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (June 30, 2017) — On the eve of Canada’s sesquicentennial, thousands of people across the country are gearing up to mark the occasion in a uniquely Canadian way – on lakes and rivers in canoes and kayaks. “The paddling community is celebrating Canada 150 the way we know best – on the water,” […]... Read More

Exciting Mix of Veterans and Newcomers as Canoe Kayak Canada Announces Sprint Teams for 2017 World Championships

Jun
26
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (June 26, 2017) – A hugely successful National Sprint Team Trials regatta this weekend, combined with promising sprint World Cup results, put Canada in a strong position to challenge for the podium at this season’s World Championships and other key international regattas. “We’ve got a great mix of proven veterans and outstanding young […]... Read More

Outstanding Results Point to Bright Future for Young Canadian Paddlers

Jun
26
Canoe Kayak Canada

DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA (June 26, 2017) – Day 3 of the immediaC Canadian Sprint Team Trials delivered another round of exciting performances by rising stars in Canadian sprint paddling. Palmer Lumb, 18, of the Balmy Beach Canoe Club in Toronto, capped off a three-medal weekend by winning the Junior Men’s K-1 200m. The victory followed […]... Read More

Benus and Funk win 2nd stop of Canoe Slalom World Cup Circuit

Jun
25
Canoe Kayak Canada

AUGSBURG, GERMANY (June 25, 2017) – Cameron Smedley (Dunrobin, ON) finished 27th overall in the men’s C1 semi-final in the second round of the Canoe Slalom World Cup circuit. Smedley incurred four seconds in penalties after hitting 2 of the 24 gates on the course, which was designed by Alex Kuder (SLO) and Michael Trummer […]... Read More

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