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Call for Candidates: Athlete Director at Large

Sep
19
Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada is looking for one individual to join the organization’s Board of Directors as the Athlete Director-at-Large.  This position is instrumental in providing an athlete’s perspective to the discussions and decision-making of the organization. As a full member of the Board of Directors, the Athlete Director-at-Large will have all of the duties and […]... Read More

ICF Set to Launch Exciting New Canoe Sprint Super Cup Series

Sep
14
Canoe Kayak Canada

INTERNATIONAL CANOE FEDERATION (September 10, 2018) – The International Canoe Federation will launch an exciting new canoe sprint event next week featuring record prize money and some of the biggest names in the sport, as it looks to take the Olympic discipline to new audiences and continue its growth around the world. The Canoe Sprint […]... Read More

Athletes From Over 16 Countries to Compete in Dartmouth for the 2018 Pan American Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe Championships

Sep
11
Canoe Kayak Canada

DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA (September 11, 2018) – The 2018 Pan American Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe Championships are taking place on Lake Banook in Dartmouth from September 13 – 16. This regatta will see over 16 countries and 350 athletes from North and South America race-off in a spectacle of world-class sport. A total of 73 Canadian […]... Read More

Canadian Canoe Marathon Team Brings Home Gold from World Championships  

Sep
10
Canoe Kayak Canada

PRADO VILA VERDE, PORTUGAL (September 9, 2018) – The best Canoe Marathon paddlers in the world lined up this week for the 2018 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships. Eight Canadian athletes took part in the competition that was held in Prado Vila Verde in Portugal from September 6 to 9. Nova Scotian Marlee MacIntosh won […]... Read More

Team Canada Completes 2018 Slalom World Cup Series

Sep
10
Canoe Kayak Canada

LA SEU D’URGELL, SPAIN (September 10, 2018) – Canoe Kaya Kayak’s top canoe slalom paddlers completed this weekend the last of a series of five World Cup. The fifth and final World Cup took place in La Seu D’Urgell, Spain from September 6 to 9. The Canadian team is now heading to Brazil for their […]... Read More

Canoe Kayak Canada Names 19 Canoe Freestyle Athletes on the 2019 Worlds Team

Sep
9
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (September 7, 2018) – Canoe Kayak Canada is proud to name 19 canoe freestyle paddlers to represent Canada at the 2019 ICF Canoe Freestyle World Championships in 8 different categories. The World competition will be held in Sort, Spain from July 2 to 7 of 2019. Canadian athletes were selected August 5th at the […]... Read More

The Rideau Canoe Club wins the 2018 Canadian Canoe Kayak Sprint Championships

Sep
7
Canoe Kayak Canada

SHERBROOKE, QUÉBEC (September 4, 2018) –The Canadian Canoe Kayak Championships ended on August 2 on Lac des Nations and the Rideau Canoe Club of Ottawa won the Canadian Champion overall title, winning a total of 892 points. The Trois-Rivières Canoe Club (Québec) took second place with a total of 763 points, followed by Balmy Beach (Ontario) with a total […]... Read More

Over 1000 Canadian Sprint Paddlers Lining Up on Lac des Nations in Sherbrooke

Aug
31
Canoe Kayak Canada

SHERBROOKE, QUÉBEC (August 21, 2018) – Over 1000 athletes from close to 50 different canoe clubs across Canada are battling for top honours and national titles at the 2018 Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships this week on Lac des Nations in Sherbrooke, Québec. The event started Tuesday, August 28 and will continue through until Sunday, […]... Read More

Team Canada Brings Home 3 Golds and 1 Bronze from Worlds

Aug
26
Canoe Kayak Canada

MONTEMOR-O-VELHO, PORTUGAL (August 26, 2018) –The Canadian canoe kayak senior team won a total of four medals at the ICF Paracanoe and Canoe Sprint World Championships taking place from August 22 to 26 in Montemor-O-Velho, Portugal. “I am very pleased with our overall worlds results this year,” said Canoe Kayak Canada’s Chief Technical Officer, Graham […]... Read More

Vincent-Lapointe Is Now an 11 Times Senior World Champion

Aug
25
Canoe Kayak Canada

MONTEMOR-O-VELHO, PORTUGAL (August 25, 2018) –Laurence Vincent-Lapointe (Trois-Rivières, Québec) won an eleventh gold medal at the Senior World Championships winning the Women’s C1 200m event for the sixth time, on Saturday morning at the Montemor-O-Velho High Performance Centre in Portugal. Earlier this week, Katie Vincent (Mississauga, Ontario) also stepped on the World podium placing third in […]... Read More