Groeneveld and Tayler advance to semis at Slalom World Cup 2

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KRAKOW, POLAND – Jessica Groeneveld of Innisfail, ON and Michael Tayler of Ottawa, ON have advanced to the semi-finals at the second ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup. Groeneveld finished 30th in the Women’s K1, while Tayler finished 37th in the Men’s K1.

Competition in Krakow continues through to Sunday. The third World Cup will take place next weekend in Liptovsky Mikulas, Slovakia before the Canadian Team returns to Canada to prepare for the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games.

Summary of Results

Athlete Event Result
Jessica Groeneveld (Innisfail, ON) Women’s K1 30th in heats (advanced to semis)
Michael Tayler (Ottawa, ON) Men’s K1 37th in heats (advanced to semis)
Haley Daniels (Calgary, AB) Women’s C1 25th in heats
Cameron Smedley (Dunrobin, ON) Men’s C1 31st in heats
Jazmyne Denhollander (Chilliwack, BC) Women’s K1 41st in heats
Thea Froehlich (Ottawa, ON) Women’s K1 43rd in heats
David Ford (Edmonton, AB) Men’s K1 69th in heats
Ben Hayward (Edmonton, AB) Men’s K1 86th in heats
Ben Hayward (Edmonton, AB), Cameron Smedley (Dunrobin, ON) Men’s C2 DNS


File photos by Balint Vekassy

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