How to Follow: Canoe Sprint – 2023 Pan American Games

Posted By: Canoe Kayak Canada

Canada’s top Sprint paddlers are ready to race to the podium in Concepcion, Chile for the 2023 Pan American Games! From Wednesday November 1 until Saturday, November 4, this event will showcase the top Sprint athletes on their journey to Paddle to Paris. Please find below important information including schedules and how to watch live.

Quick Links:

Official Santiago 2023 Website
Day to Day Schedules

Team Canada Pan Am Games Hub

Live Coverage of the Sprint events :
Pan Am Sports Channel
CBC Coverage


Women’s Canoe
Sophia Jensen (Chelsea, Que.)
Sloan MacKenzie (Windsor Junction, N.S.)
Katie Vincent (Mississauga, Ont.)

Women’s Kayak
Toshka Besharah (Ottawa, Ont.)
Natalie Davison (Manotick, Ont.)
Riley Melanson (Dartmouth, N.S.)
Michelle Russell (Fall River, N.S.)
Maddy Schmidt (Ottawa, Ont.)
Courtney Stott (Pickering, Ont.)

Men’s Canoe
Connor Fitzpatrick (Dartmouth, N.S.)
Alix Plomteux (Lac-Beauport, Que.)
Craig Spence (Dartmouth, N.S.)

Men’s Kayak
Ian Gaudet (Dartmouth, N.S.)
Laurent Lavigne (Trois-Rivières, Que.)
Cameron Low (Toronto, Ont.)
Nick Matveev (North York, Ont.)
Simon McTavish (Oakville Ont.)
Pierre-Luc Poulin (Lac-Beauport, Que.)

Event Athletes
MC1 1000 Connor Fitzpatrick
MC2 500 Craig Spence / Alix Plomteux
MK1 1000 Cameron Low
MK2 500 Ian Gaudet / Simon McTavish
MK4 500 Nick Matveev/ Pierre-Luc Poulin/ Laurent Lavigne/ Simon McTavish
WC1 200 Sophia Jensen
WC2 500 Sloan MacKenzie / Katie Vincent
WK1 500 Michelle Russell
WK2 500 Courtney Stott / Maddy Schmidt
WK4 500 Courtney Stott / Natalie Davison / Riley Melanson / Toshka Besharah



RACE SCHEDULE (subject to change):

Day to Day Schedules
Wednesday & Thursday – Heats and semifinals

Friday & Saturday – Finals and medals