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Pan American Championships: Canadian Team Wins 5 Gold Medals on Day One of Finals

Oct
14
Canoe Kayak Canada

  IBARRA, ECUADOR (Oct. 13, 2017) – Friday the 13th did not bring bad luck for the Canadian team on their first day of finals at the Pan American Championships as the team completed the day with a total of 9 medals out of 10 races, including 5 gold medals. “The future of these young […]... Read More

Canoe Kayak Canada nominates 9 slalom athletes to AAP

Oct
12
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (October 12, 2017) – The High Performance Committee of the Slalom Racing Discipline has approved the nominations of 9 Slalom athletes in the Olympic Program according to the 2017-2018 AAP Selection Criteria. Note: The athletes listed below have met the performance standards and Sport Canada will be reviewing their nominations for carding support in 2017-18. […]... Read More

Canoe Kayak Canada nominates 37 Sprint athletes to AAP National Team

Oct
11
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA,ONTARIO (October 11, 2017) – The High Performance Committee of the Sprint Racing Discipline has approved the nominations of 32 Sprint athletes in the Olympic Program and 5 Sprint athletes in the Paralympic Program according to the 2017-2018 AAP Selection Criteria. Note: Sport Canada must approve these nominations at a meeting scheduled later this month. […]... Read More

Emily MacKeigan joins Canoe Kayak Canada national office as the new national team manager

Oct
4
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (October 4, 2017) – After Gymnastics Canada and Equestrian Canada, it is time for Canoe Kayak Canada to welcome Emily MacKeigan as the new national team manager. “I am excited to have Emily join our team. She has National Sport Organization experience in complicated logistics and supporting teams at major games, most recently […]... Read More

2017 ICF Slalom World Championships: Personal best for Smedley at World Championships

Sep
30
Canoe Kayak Canada

PAU, FRANCE (September 30, 2017) – Cameron Smedley of Ottawa paddled to a personal best result at the Canoe Slalom World Championships in Pau, France finishing 18th overall in a highly competitive men’s C1 field. “Cam made a big breakthrough this year qualifying for all the semifinals of the international season. I’m happy to see […]... Read More

2017 ICF Slalom World Championships: Smedley Qualifies In the C1 Event Semi-Finals in Pau, France

Sep
28
Canoe Kayak Canada

PAU, FRANCE (September 27, 2017) – Cameron Smedley (Ottawa, ON) has advanced directly to the semi-final in the men’s C1 event this morning on Day 3 at the Canoe Slalom World Championships. Smedley managed to finish 18th in the morning heats and will be competing again on Saturday, where he will be looking to advance […]... Read More

2017 ICF Slalom World Championships: Smedley, Pomeroy and Laviolette Finish 8th in the Team Event

Sep
26
Canoe Kayak Canada

PAU, FRANCE (September 26, 2017) – The Canadian team of Cameron Smedley (Dunrobin, ON), Spencer Pomeroy (Ottawa, ON) and Yannick Laviolette (St-Louis-de-Gonzague, QC) placed 8th this morning in the men’s C1 team event on Day 1 at the Slalom World Championships in Pau, France. “I am really proud of how the team performed today in […]... Read More

Olympic Hopes Team Returns Home with a Total of 9 medals

Sep
18
Canoe Kayak Canada

RACICE, CZECH REPUBLIC (17 September 2017) – The last day of competitions of the Olympic Hopes Regatta took place on Sunday in Racice, Czech Republic. Forty Canadian athletes competed in this international competition where 33 different countries were represented. “The level of competition at this regatta goes up every year, this competition is now the […]... Read More

Canadian Team Gets 6 Medals on Day 2 of the Olympic Hopes Regatta

Sep
16
Canoe Kayak Canada

RACICE, CZECH REPUBLIC (September 16, 2017) – Canadian athletes were competing today in the second day of the International Olympic Hopes Regatta. Almost all of the crews qualified for the finals, among which 6 crews won a place on the podium. “We’ve had a lot of positive feedback today from the athletes,” said Graham Barton, […]... Read More

Olympic Hopes Regatta : 17 Canadian crews advance to Day 1 finals

Sep
15
Canoe Kayak Canada

RACICE, CZECH REPUBLIC (September 15, 2017) – The conditions were ideal today in Racice, Czech Republic, for the Canadian junior team athletes participating in the first day of the International Olympic Hopes Regatta. Races will be held from September 15 to 17, and Canada had a strong start today by placing 17 crews in the finals […]... Read More

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