CanoeKayak Canada names 27 athletes to World Cup Tour Teams

Apr
28
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Posted By: Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON – CanoeKayak Canada is pleased to name 27 athletes to its Senior World Cup Tour Team following the first set of Canadian Sprint CanoeKayak Team Trials on Lake Lanier in Gainesville, Georgia.

“The performances we saw at trials over the past three days were very encouraging,” said Scott Logan, CanoeKayak Canada’s High Performance Director. “As we get further into the quadrennial and continue to refine our high performance systems, we’re able to predict benchmarks with more certainty. Thanks to the outstanding work being done by athletes, coaches, support staff and sport partners, we’re progressing confidently towards our 2016 goals. We’re looking forward to heading to Europe to line up against the rest of the World.”

Seven athletes will start the tour in Milan, Italy for the first ICF World Cup this coming weekend. The full Canadian team will arrive in Europe on May 11 for World Cups 2 and 3 in Racice, Czech Republic and Szeged, Hungary.

World Cups will be televised on Sportsnet, CanoeKayak Canada’s exclusive broadcast partner for World Cups and World Championships. Broadcast times will be posted the week of each event at www.canoekayak.ca andhttp://www.sportsnet.ca/schedule/.

The Trials held on Lake Lanier over the last three days were also used to select a pool of athletes for Under 23 crew boat considerations to be assessed at the second set of Canadian Sprint CanoeKayak Team Trials in Dartmouth, NS on May 31 and June 1.

Trials 1 results weigh on Sport Canada Carding selections, and for some events were used as a first assessment for selections to Canada’s World Championships Team to compete in Moscow, Russia in August.

World Cup Tour Route

ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup 1 – Milan, Italy – May 2-4

*7 athletes only: Adam van Koeverden, Mark Oldershaw, Ben Russell, Gabriel Beauchesne-Sevigny, Émilie Fournel, Hugues Fournel, Étienne Morneau

ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup 2 – Racice, Czech Republic – May 16-18

ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup 3 – Szeged, Hungary – May 23-25

World Cup Tour Team

Men’s Kayak 

Athlete Club Hometown Coach
Adam van Koeverden Burloak Oakville, ON Scott Oldershaw / Larry Cain
Brady Reardon Burloak Burlington, ON Dave Robertson / Scott Oldershaw
Philippe Duchesneau Pointe-Claire Montreal, QC Dave Robertson / Marc Creamer
Andrew Jessop Maskwa Halifax, NS Dave Robertson / Chad Brooks
Rob Clarke Burloak Mississauga, ON Dave Robertson
Mark de Jonge Maskwa Halifax, NS Frédéric Jobin
Ryan Cochrane Lac-Beauport Windsor, NS Frédéric Jobin
Hugues Fournel Lachine Montreal, QC Frédéric Jobin
Richard Dober Jr. Lac-Beauport Trois-Rivière, QC Frédéric Jobin
Etienne Morneau Lac-Beauport Quebec, QC Frédéric Jobin

Men’s Canoe 

Athlete Club Hometown Coach
Mark Oldershaw Burloak Burlington, ON Scott Oldershaw / Larry Cain
Ben Russell Banook Dartmouth, NS Lazlo (Csom) Latorovszki
Gabriel Beauchesne-Sevigny Trois-Rivières Trois-Rivières, QC Lazlo (Csom) Latorovszki
Paul Bryant Burloak Richmond Hill, ON Lazlo (Csom) Latorovszki / Scott Oldershaw
Roland Varga Richmond Hill Richmond Hill, ON Lazlo (Csom) Latorovszki
Jason McCoombs Banook Dartmouth, NS Robert Stott / Jan Kruk
Ben Tardioli Rideau Ottawa, ON Robert Stott / Mike Robinson

Women’s Kayak 

Athlete Club Hometown Coach
Émilie Fournel Lachine Montreal, QC Mark Granger / Franck Gomez
Una Lounder Senobe Dartmouth, NS Mark Granger
KC Fraser Balmy Beach Oakville, Ontario Mark Granger / Peter Martinek
Hannah Vaughan Banook Dartmouth, NS Mark Granger / Jan Kruk
Michelle Russell Cheema Waverely, NS Mark Granger / Mike Kerrivan

Women’s Canoe 

Athlete Club Hometown Coach
Taylor Potts Balmy Beach Toronto, ON Rob Stott / Peter Martinek
Mariah Godin Cheema Dartmouth, NS Rob Stott / Mike Kerrivan

Paracanoe 

Athlete Club Hometown Coach
Christine Gauthier Pointe-Claire Toronto, ON Mark Granger
Dave Waters Maskwa Fox Point, NS Mark Granger / Jon Pike
Christian Maranda Lac Beauport Québec, QC Luc Grenier

Under 23 Crew Boat Pool

Athletes to considered for crew boats to be assessed at the second set of Canadian Sprint CanoeKayak Team Trials in Dartmouth, NS on May 31 and June 1.

Men’s Kayak 

Athlete Club Hometown Coach
Brian Malfesi Ridge Maple Ridge, BC Peter Majewski
Marshall Hughes Cheema Burlington, ON Dave Robertson / Mike Kerrivan
Adam Tenwolde Banook Dartmouth, NS Jan Kruk
Étienne Beauchense Trois-Rivières Québec, QC Dave Robertson / Mathieu Pelletier
Pierre-Luc Poulin Lac Beauport Québec, QC Luc Grenier
Jarret Kenke Saskatoon Saskatoon, SK Dave Robertson / Andrzej Gronowicz
Nick Robson Balmy Beach Toronto, ON Peter Martinek
Eric Ellery Balmy Beach Toronto, ON Peter Martinek
Marc Alexandre-Gagnon Trois-Rivières Trois-Rivières, QC Mathieu Pelletier
Alex Scott Maskwa Halifax, NS Jon Pike
Charles Antoine-Girouard Trois-Rivières Trois-Rivières, QC Frédéric Jobin / Mathieu Pelletier
Liam O’Brien Banook Dartmouth, NS Jan Kruk
Austin Denman Banook Dartmouth, NS Frédéric Jobin
Colin Black Carleton Place Carleton Place, ON Pat Lester

Women’s Kayak 

Athlete Club Hometown Coach
Michelle Russell Cheema Waverely, NS Mark Granger / Mike Kerrivan
Andreanne Langlois Trois-Rivières Québec, QC Kenna Robins / Mathieu Pelletier
Alexa Irvin Maskwa Kentville, NS Mark Granger / Kenna Robins
Sammy Hall Cheema Dartmouth, NS Kenna Robins / Mike Kerrivan
Alanna Bray-Lougheed Burloak Oakville, ON Adam Oldershaw
Ailish McNulty Mic Mac Dartmouth, NS Chris Chaisson
Jessica Leduc Trois-Rivières Trois-Rivières, QC Mark Granger / Mathieu Pelletier
Sarah Vegas-Dubois Pointe-Claire Pointe-Claire, QC Kenna Robins / Marc Creamer

Carding Ranking

Provisional Carding Ranking List – as of April 28, 2014

Trials 1 Results

Full Trials Results with 250m split times

CanoeKayak Canada is the national governing body for competitive paddling in Canada. The organization’s vision is to be a Canadian sport for families, communities and champions. From supporting clubs to developing a competitive National Team, CanoeKayak Canada works to grow a sport which is a rich part of Canada’s heritage.

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Ian Miller

Communications and Marketing Officer, CanoeKayak Canada

613.314.1352

imiller@canoekayak.ca