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Slalom Athletes Set to Take First Strokes at Junior/U23 World Championships

Jul
15
Canoe Kayak Canada

KRAKOW, POLAND (July 15, 2019) – Twelve Canadian slalom athletes will be vying for podium finishes this week at the 2019 ICF Junior and U23 Canoe Slalom World Championships. The event is being held at the well-known Krakow-Kolna Canoe Slalom Course in Krakow, Poland, after a successful hosting of the same event in 2016. Athletes […]... Read More

2019 ICF Freestyle World Championships Come to a Close

Jul
9
Canoe Kayak Canada

SORT, SPAIN (July 9, 2019) – The 2019 International Canoe Federation’s (ICF) Freestyle World Championships wrapped up in Spain on Saturday July 6th. The event featured several freestyle events including squirt, open canoe surface, canoe decked surface and kayak surface. Fourteen Canadian athletes competed and are leaving Spain with heads held high after great performances […]... Read More

Successful Canada Cup East & West Regattas

Jul
9
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO / REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN (July 9, 2019) – Canadian and International sprint paddlers gathered the past two weekends to celebrate Canada’s 152nd birthday at the 2019 Canada Cup East and West Regattas. The Rideau Canoe Club in Ottawa hosted the Canada Cup East from June 29-30th, while the Wascana Racing Canoe Club in Regina […]... Read More

Podium Performances by All 4 Canadian Athletes at the 2019 Para Pan American Championships

Jul
8
Canoe Kayak Canada

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL (July 8, 2019) – The 2019 Para Pan American Championships were an incredible success for Canoe Kayak Canada Para paddlers. All four athletes who competed reached the podium, for a combined total of seven medals for Canada. The event was held in Sao Paulo, Brazil on July 6th. 2016 Rio Paralympian Erica […]... Read More

Canoe Kayak Canada Athletes Ready to Compete in 2019 Pan American Paracanoe Championships

Jul
6
Canoe Kayak Canada

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL (July 6, 2019) – Five Canadian paracanoe athletes headed off to Brazil earlier this week to prepare for the 2019 Para Pan American Championships. The event is running from July 5th – 6th and features Canadian athletes who were selected following the second set of National Team Trials in Dartmouth last month. […]... Read More

Canadian Downwind Championships Set to Kick Off Next Weekend

Jul
5
Canoe Kayak Canada

SQUAMISH, BRITISH COLUMBIA (July 5, 2019) – Ocean racing athletes from all over the world will be gathering in Squamish, BC on Saturday July 13th to take part in the 6th annual Canadian Downwind Championships (CDC). The 21km mass start race includes surfskis, SUPS, prone paddleboards and outrigger canoes and takes place on Howe Sound […]... Read More

Canadian Marathon Paddlers Win 715km Yukon River Quest Race

Jul
3
Canoe Kayak Canada

DAWSON CITY, YUKON (July 3, 2019) – Canoe Kayak Canada marathon paddlers Ivan English and Mike Vincent finished first overall paddling a C2 in the world’s longest annual paddling race – the Yukon River Quest, beating several six person voyageur canoes. The race began at 12pm on Wednesday June 26th, and finished by 9pm on […]... Read More

Ben Hayward Wins Gold in Extreme Slalom at World Cup 3

Jul
2
Canoe Kayak Canada

TACEN, SLOVENIA (July 2, 2019) – The Canadian slalom team completed the International Canoe Federation’s (ICF) World Cup 3 in Tacen, Slovenia on Sunday. The event was the final of three consecutive weekends of World Cup competitions for Team Canada and ran from Friday June 28th to Sunday June 30th. The highlight of the weekend […]... Read More

Canadian and International Sprint Paddlers Celebrate Canada Day at Annual Canada Cup East & West Regattas

Jun
28
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO / REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN (June 28, 2019) – Nearly 250 Canadian and International sprint paddlers will gather in Ottawa this weekend from June 29-30th to celebrate Canada Day at the 2019 Canada Cup East. The celebrations will continue next weekend from July 6-7th, as another set of athletes will compete at the 2019 Canada […]... Read More

14 Freestyle Paddlers Competing in 2019 ICF Canoe Freestyle World Championships

Jun
28
Canoe Kayak Canada

SORT, SPAIN (June 28, 2019) – Fourteen canoe kayak freestyle athletes will be representing Canada from June 29th to July 6th at the ICF Canoe Freestyle World Championships in Sort, Spain. Half of the athletes attending have previously competed at one or many Canoe Freestyle World Championships, including 2009 Freestyle Kayak World Champion Nick Troutman. […]... Read More