Michael Tayler and Haley Daniels both win first two runs of canoe slalom team trials

May
14
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Posted By: Canoe Kayak Canada

KANANASKIS, AB (May 14, 2017) – Michael Tayler (Ottawa, ON) and Haley Daniels (Calgary, AB) both got off to strong starts yesterday at the Canadian Canoe Slalom Team Trials at Canoe Meadows in Kananaskis, AB. Tayler won both runs in the Men’s K1 while Daniels won both runs in Women’s C1.

In Men’s C1, Cameron Smedley (Dunrobin, ON) won the first run while Spencer Pomeroy (Ottawa, ON) won the second. Florence Maheu (Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, QC) won the first run in Women’s K1 and Jessica Groeneveld (Innisfail, AB) won the second.

The sibling pair of Cameron Smedley and Alison Smedley (Dunrobin, ON) won the second run in Mixed C2. They sat out the first run which was won by Liam Smedley and Carmen Kuntz.

Athletes will make four runs over the course of the weekend as they compete for spots on National Teams, including the contingent to represent Canada at World Cups in Europe starting in June. Competition continues today at Canoe Meadows.

Results

 

Summary of Results

First Run Second Run
Men’s K1

1) Michael Tayler (Ottawa, ON)

2) David Ford (Edmonton, AB)

3) Louis-Philippe Légaré (Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, QC)

 

Men’s K1

1) Michael Tayler (Ottawa, ON)

2) David Ford (Edmonton, AB)

3) Keenan Simpson (Ottawa, ON)

 

Men’s C1

1) Cameron Smedley (Dunrobin, ON)

2) Spencer Pomeroy (Ottawa, ON)

3) Yannick Laviolette (Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, QC)

 

Men’s C1

1) Spencer Pomeroy (Ottawa, ON)

2) Cameron Smedley (Dunrobin, ON)

3) Liam Smedley (Dunrobin, ON)

 

Women’s K1

1) Florence Maheu (Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, QC)

2) Jessica Groeneveld (Innisfail, AB)

3) Kylie Zirk (Saskatoon, SK)

Women’s K1

1) Jessica Groeneveld (Innisfail, AB)

2) Florence Maheu (Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, QC)

3) Lois Betteridge (Ottawa, ON)

 

Women’s C1

1) Haley Daniels (Calgary, AB)

2) Lois Betteridge (Ottawa, ON)

3) Kylie Zirk (Saskatoon, SK)

 

Women’s C1

1) Haley Daniels (Calgary, AB)

2) Kylie Zirk (Saskatoon, SK)

3) Lois Betteridge (Ottawa, ON)

 

Mixed C2

1) Liam Smedley (Dunrobin, ON) & Carmen Kuntz

2) Cole Oruski & Gemma Grochmal (AB)

Mixed C2

1) Cameron Smedley & Alison Smedley (Dunrobin, ON)

2) Liam Smedley (Dunrobin, ON) & Carmen Kuntz

2) Cole Oruski & Gemma Grochmal (AB)

 

 

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