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
July 27 – 30, 2019
2019 ICF Junior/U23 Canoe Sprint World Championships
August 1 – 4, 2019
2019 Para Canoe World Championship Team
August 21 – 25, 2019
2019 Olympic Hopes International Regatta
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)
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 Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
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