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CANOE KAYAK CANADA ANNOUNCES SELECTED 2019 SPRINT AND PARACANOE WORLD CUP AND BRANDENBURG INTERNATIONAL REGATTA TEAMS

May
13
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (MAY 13, 2019) – Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is proud to name 26 sprint and paracanoe athletes to represent Canada at multiple International events this summer. Canadian athletes were selected following the first National Sprint and Paracanoe Team Trials which took place this past weekend at the Olympic Basin in Montréal. The selected […]... Read More

National Sprint and Paracanoe Team Trials #1 Complete

May
12
Canoe Kayak Canada

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC (May 12, 2019) – The Sprint and Paracanoe National Team Trials #1 in Montréal came to a close Sunday afternoon after three days of hard racing. Later this week, Canoe Kayak Canada will be announcing the athletes selected to represent Canada at the upcoming Senior World Cup Events in Poland and Germany.   […]... Read More

Canadian Sprint and Paracanoe Athletes Set to Kick Off the 2019 Competition Season with National Team Trials #1

May
9
Canoe Kayak Canada

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC (May 9, 2019) – Canoe Kayak Canada’s top sprint and paracanoe athletes will be competing this weekend in the first of two National Team Trial events of the competition season. Close to 170 paddlers from clubs across the country will line up and battle it out at the Olympic Basin on Île Notre-Dame […]... Read More

Canoe Kayak Canada Introduces New Slalom High Performance Coaching Structure

May
1
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (May 1, 2019) Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) introduces a new Slalom High Performance coaching structure designed to strengthen both short-term and long-term athlete development pathways. This new structure consists of an International Coach position whose role is to focus on Senior National Team projects and a Next Gen Coach position whose role is […]... Read More

Canoe Kayak Canada Names 2019 Canoe Slalom National Teams

Apr
16
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO(April 16, 2019) –Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is proud to name 15 athletes on the 2019 Senior, U23 and Junior Canoe Slalom Teams. Canadian athletes were selected at the Canoe Slalom National Team trials that took place last weekend at the Riversport Adventures Whitewater Facility in Oklahoma City, USA. “It was great to see […]... Read More

Canadian Canoe Slalom athletes complete 2019 National Team Trials with exciting races

Apr
15
Canoe Kayak Canada

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA (April 15, 2019)– Canadian Canoe Slalom athletes completed the 2019 Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) National Team Trials of a new competitive season this weekend at the Riversport Adventures Whitewater Facility in Oklahoma City, USA. Over two days of intense competitions, canoe and kayak slalom athletes tried to secure a spot on the […]... Read More

Canadian Canoe Slalom athletes to compete at the National Slalom Team Trials

Apr
10
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (April 10, 2019) – Canoe Kayak Canada’s best Canoe Slalom paddlers will be taking their first strokes into the National Team Selections this weekend. The Canadian National Slalom Team trials will take place at the Riversport Adventures Whitewater Facility located in Oklahoma City, USA.  “Our Canadian slalom athletes have been training all winter […]... Read More

Joannie Verret to move on from Communications role at Canoe Kayak Canada

Apr
8
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (April 8, 2019) – Joannie Verret will be moving on from her current role as Canoe Kayak Canada’s Communications Coordinator in mid-april to take on new position outside of the paddling environment as the Communications Director for the Siboire Breweries in Sherbrooke and Montréal, Québec.  Joannie has been with Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) […]... Read More

Call for Team Manager – National Freestyle Team

Apr
1
Canoe Kayak Canada

Team Manager – 2019 World Championships The Canadian Freestyle National Team will be attending the Freestyle World Championships in Sort, Spain from June 24 – July 7. Canoe Kayak Canada is seeking qualified candidates who are willing to fill the role of Team Manager at the Freestyle World Championships. The role of Team Manager is […]... Read More

Two Canadians Win Top Honors at the 2018 World Paddling Awards

Mar
28
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (March 26, 2019) – Canadian Sprint multiple Canoe World Champion Laurence Vincent-Lapointe was honoured with the prestigious  Academy Award and Whitewater Canoe member Claudia Kerckhoff-Van Wjik won the Lifetime Achievement Award presented this week as part of the 2018 World Paddle Awards. “We are delighted and proud to have both Laurence and Claudia represent […]... Read More