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CKC Statement on the Passing of Terry Orlick

Aug
24
CKC

Canoe Kayak Canada is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Terry Orlick, professor of Sport and Performance Psychology at the University of Ottawa, renowned Mental Performance Coach, author and long-time member of the support team for CKC National Team athletes. Terry was a noted leader in the development of the field of Sport […]... Read More

CANOE KAYAK CANADA SEEKING AN ASSISTANT NATIONAL TEAM COACH

Aug
19
Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is the recognized authority by the International Canoe Federation on all aspects of paddling in Canada including the Olympic disciplines of sprint and slalom, and the Paralympic discipline of Paracanoe. Our vision is to be a Canadian sport for families, communities, and champions. We are seeking an individual for a permanent […]... Read More

Call for Candidates – Board of Directors Paddling Association Representative

Aug
11
Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada is looking for one individual to join the organization’s Board of Directors.  This position is representative of the Paddling Association members of CKC and will be instrumental in providing a member perspective to the discussions and decision-making of the organization. The Board of Directors is comprised of a minimum of 10 and […]... Read More

Bronze for Katie Vincent and Laurence Vincent Lapointe

Aug
11
Canoe Kayak Canada

TOKYO, JAPAN (Saturday August 7, 2021) – Laurence Vincent Lapointe has won her second medal of Tokyo 2020, teaming with Katie Vincent to win bronze in the women’s canoe sprint C-2 500m event. At the midway mark of the race, they were in fifth place. But they kept powering and moved themselves past Germany and Hungary to get into third […]... Read More

Three Canadians to make Paralympic debuts in Para canoe at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Aug
6
CKC

Ottawa, August 6, 2021 – Canada’s Para canoe team for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will see three athletes make their first Paralympic appearances, as the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and Canoe Kayak Canada announced today the selection of Brianna Hennessy (Ottawa, ON), Andrea Nelson (Markham, ON), and Mathieu St-Pierre (Shawinigan, QC). Hennessy started Para […]... Read More

Three Canadian boats advance to semifinals in Tokyo

Aug
6
Canoe Kayak Canada

TOKYO JAPAN (August 6, 2021) – Canada advances to three semifinals leading into the final day of Olympic sprint competition. Vying for a spot in the A finals, silver medalist Laurence Vincent Lapointe (Trois-Rivières Canoe-Kayak Club) Katie Vincent (Mississauga Canoe Club) will be racing in the women’s C2 semifinals. Connor Fitzpatrick advances to semifinals with […]... Read More

Olympic Silver for canoeist Laurence Vincent Lapointe

Aug
5
Canoe Kayak Canada

TOKYO JAPAN (Thursday August 5, 2021) – Laurence Vincent Lapointe paddles to a silver medal (46.786) in the historic C1 200m Olympic event behind gold medalist Nevin Harrison of USA (45.932).  Ukraine’s Luidmyla Luzan came across the line in bronze medal position (47.034). Canada’s Katie Vincent (Mississauga Canoe Club) finished eighth in the tight race […]... Read More

Women’s Sprint Canoe makes Olympic Debut in Tokyo

Aug
4
Canoe Kayak Canada

TOKYO, JAPAN (August 4, 2021) – It was a historic moment at the SeaForest Waterway with the first-ever women’s canoe sprint races taking place today at an Olympic Games. Canada’s Katie Vincent (Mississauga Canoe Club) and Laurence Vincent Lapointe (Trois-Rivières Canoe-Kayak Club) did not let this opportunity go to waste, winning both their heats to […]... Read More

Olympic Finals action in Tokyo

Aug
3
Canoe Kayak Canada

TOKYO, JAPAN (August 3, 2021) – Team Canada brought their own heat to the Sea Forest Waterway with two boats qualifying for A Finals today and two top ten finishes. Canada competed in WK1 200m A and B Final, and the A Final in the MC2 1000m. Andréanne Langlois (Club de canoë-kayak de Trois-Rivières) qualified […]... Read More

Olympic Paddlers heading to semifinals in Tokyo

Aug
2
Canoe Kayak Canada

Team Canada kicked off racing at the steamy Sea Forest Waterway with heats and quarterfinals deciding who advances to the semifinals tomorrow, Japan time. Canada competed in WK1 200m, MC2 1000m, MK1 1000m and WK2 500m events. Andréanne Langlois and Michelle Russell both advanced to their semifinals in the WK1 200m. “My heat could have […]... Read More