Canadian Paddlers Racing for Team Nominations at the Final immediaC National Sprint and Paracanoe Team Trials

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DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA (June 20, 2019) – Canada’s best sprint and paracanoe paddlers will be lining up on Lake Banook for the second immediaC National Team Trials from Friday June 21st until Sunday June 23rd. The event will showcase the top sprint athletes in the country in the final test to determine who will represent Canada on the International stage later this summer.


Nearly 300 athletes, ranging in ages from the U16 category to the Senior category, will be vying for selection.


“Every year I am excited to see our next generation of athletes compete. We have some tremendous talent, and this is the first step for many of them to show us they are on track to compete at the Olympics one day,” said Graham Barton, Chief Technical Officer of CKC.


This final set of trials will serve as a selection competition for the following upcoming international events:


2019 Para Canoe Pan American Championships

Sao Paulo, Brazil

July 5 – 6, 2019


2019 Pan American Games

Lima, Peru

July 27 – 30, 2019


2019 ICF Junior/U23 Canoe Sprint World Championships

Pitesti, Romania

August 1 – 4, 2019


2019 Para Canoe World Championship Team

Szeged, Hungary

August 21 – 25, 2019


2019 Olympic Hopes International Regatta

Bratislava, Slovakia

September 13 – 15, 2019



immediaC Sprint and Paracanoe National Team Trials #2



Friday, June 21 (8:30am to 6:15pm ADT) (7:30am to 5:15pm EST)

Saturday, June 22 (8:30am to 4:53pm ADT) (7:30am to 3:53pm EST)

Sunday, June 23 (8:30am to 3:10pm ADT) (7:30 to 2:10pm EST)



Lake Banook

Dartmouth, NS – Map


How to Follow:

Download the 2019 CKC immediaC app on your smartphone or tablet to view the athletes, the draw and live results.


Join the 2019 NTT2/EÉN2 – NS/NÉ WhatsApp chat to receive event updates and reminders directly to your cell phone via the mobile app during Trials.


Go to CKC’s YouTube channel to view all the races on Livestream.



Visit Canoe Kayak Canada’s website to get more information and make sure to follow @PlanetCanoe and @CanoeKayakCAN for more live updates.

Subscribe to Canoe Kayak Canada’s mailing list to get all news and results directly to your email.




About Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) 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.



For more information:

Laurel MacAdam

Communications Intern


Colleen Coderre

Communications Lead