Canadians set for racing at the SUP World Championship

Uncategorized, World Championships
Posted By: Canoe Kayak Canada

QINGDAO, CHINA (October 25, 2019) – Canada is set to compete at the 2019 International Canoe Federation (ICF) Stand Up Paddling (SUP) World Championships this weekend in Qingdao, China. Canada will be represented by two talented paddlers, including CKC alumni, Tamas Buday Jr. and 16 year old, Jack Seymour.

Tamas Buday Jr. is a three-time Olympian and three-time world silver medalist in canoe sprint. Jack Seymour is already an accomplished Stand Up Paddler, having also contested races in Japan, Taiwan, and Hong Kong this year. The SUP World Championships includes events in sprint, technical, and long-distance racing.

“The ICF Stand Up Paddling World Championships in Qingdao are set to be a land mark event for the ICF and the sport of SUP,” said Ian Mortimer CKC Director of Development. “We are all excited to follow the action on the live stream and cheer on our paddlers in China.”

Competition kicks off on Friday with the long-distance race events.


ICF SUP World Championships


Friday October 25, 2019


Qingdao, China


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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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