MINDEN HILLS, ONTARIO (August 20, 2019) – The 2019 Whitewater National Championships are now complete, after an exciting weekend of extreme slalom, downriver, freestyle and slalom events. 66 athletes from across the country gathered in Minden Hills, Ontario at the Minden Whitewater Preserve on the Gull River from August 14th to 18th.
Team Ontario claimed the overall Brian Creer trophy for earning the most points throughout the five days of whitewater competition featuring Freestyle, Slalom.
This renowned natural course was an excellent spot for the event with whitewater rapids ranging from Class II to Class IV. The preserve also had campsites where many participants stayed right next to the river.
The medallists for the Open events are listed below and complete results are posted on Canoe Kayak Canada’s website.
Canoe Kayak Slalom
|Gold||Isabel Taylor &
|Gold||Dane Menzies &
Reece Hately Honeyman
Men’s Open C1
Men’s Open K1
|Bronze||Harold Van Winssen||Ontario|
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