Paddlers picked for Junior & U23 training camps

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Posted By: Canoe Kayak Canada

DARTMOUTH, NS – CanoeKayak Canada has selected a pool of sprint athletes to participate in Junior and Under 23 training camps following a full weekend of National Team Trials on Lake Banook in Dartmouth, NS. The training camps taking place this week in Nova Scotia will play a major role in determining crews and finalizing selections to the Junior and Under 23 team to represent Canada in Szeged, Hungary from July 17 to 20. Selections for a certain few U23 events will go right down to a third set of Trials in Montreal at the end of June.

CanoeKayak Canada has also selected athletes for nominations by the Canadian Olympic Committee to the 2014 Youth Olympic Games. Anne-Sophie Lavoie-Parent of Trois Rivières, QC has been selected to race the Women’s C1 and Alex Brent of Maple Ridge, BC has been selected to race the Men’s K1 at the Games taking place in Nanjing, China from August 15 to 28.

“Over the weekend we saw some tremendous performances from our top up and coming athletes,” said Scott Logan, CanoeKayak Canada’s High Performance Director. “These athletes are learning to compete under pressure and through training camps and lots of work with our coaches we’re preparing them to be successful at the international level. This is all part of our high performance plan to develop the best paddlers in the world. I want to congratulate everyone who raced their hardest and made strides this weekend.”

Junior Training Camp

Men’s Kayak 

Athlete Club Coach
Zane Clarke Banook (hometown: Selkirk, MB) Jan Kruk
Duncan Sibthorpe Pointe-Claire (QC) Marc Creamer
Maxence Beauchesne Trois Rivières (QC) Mathieu Pelletier
James Lavallee Toba (Winnipeg, MB) Jerome Seremak
Eric Fast Burnaby (BC) Blake Dalton
Alex Brent Ridge (Maple Ridge, BC) Piotr Majewski
Victor Turcanu Ottawa River (ON) Joel Hazzan
Robert Laureijs Banook (Dartmouth, NS) Jan Kruk
Nicholas Matveev Richmond Hill (ON) Peter Martinek

Men’s Canoe 

Athlete Club Coach
Sean Barich Mississauga (ON) Kyle Jeffery / Tamas Buday Sr
Jack Leahy Senobe (Dartmouth, NS) Rob Baert
Ian McCormick Senobe (Dartmouth, NS) Rob Baert
David Provost Lachine (QC) Samuel Raiche

Women’s Kayak 

Athlete Club Coach
Olivia Denman Banook (Dartmouth, NS) Jan Kruk
Ariane Cyr Lac Beauport (QC) Luc Grenier
Kate Braddon Rideau (Ottawa, ON) Mike Robinson
Hayley Plante Balmy Beach (Toronto, ON) Peter Martinek
Kady Leard Cheema (Waverley, NS) Mike Kerrivan
August Sibthorpe Rideau (Ottawa, ON) Mike Robinson
Jessica Hogg Senobe (Dartmouth, NS) Rob Baert

Women’s Canoe 

Athlete Club Coach
Katie Vincent Mississauga (ON) Kyle Jeffery
Juliette Brault Pointe-Claire (QC) Marc Creamer / Tamas Buday Jr.

U23 Training Camp Nominations

Men’s Kayak 

Athlete Club Coach
Brian Malfesi Ridge (Maple Ridge, BC) Piotr Majewski
Adam Tenwolde Banook (Dartmouth, NS) Jan Kruk
Marc Alexandre Gagnon Trois Rivières (QC) Mathieu Pelletier
Charles Antoine Girouard Trois Rivières (QC) Frédéric Jobin / Mathieu Pelletier
Jarrett Kenke Saskatoon (SK) Andrzej Gronowicz
Eric Ellery Balmy Beach (Toronto, ON) Peter Martinek
Nick Robson Balmy Beach (Toronto, ON) Peter Martinek
Étienne Beauchense Trois Rivières (QC) Dave Robertson / Mathieu Pelletier
Marshall Hughes Cheema (Waverley, NS) Dave Robertson / Mike Kerrivan
Pierre-Luc Poulin Lac Beauport (QC) Luc Grenier
Alex Scott Maskwa (Halifax, NS) Jon Pike

Men’s Canoe 

Athlete Club Coach
Marc Tarling Pointe-Claire (QC) Csom Latorovszki / Marc Creamer
Thomas Hall Cheema (Waverley, NS) Mike Kerrivan
Drew Hodges Rideau (Ottawa, ON) Mike Robinson

Women’s Kayak 

Athlete Club Coach
Andreanne Langlois Trois Rivières (QC) Kenna Robins / Mathieu Pelletier
Alexa Irvin Maskwa (Halifax, NS) Kenna Robins
Sammy Hall Cheema (Waverley, NS) Mike Kerrivan
Alana Bray-Lougheed Burloak (Oakville, ON) Adam Oldershaw
Ailish McNulty Mic Mac (Dartmouth, NS) Chris Chaisson
Jessica Leduc Trois Rivières (QC) Kenna Robins / Mathieu Pelletier
Sara Vegas-Dubois Pointe-Claire (QC) Marc Creamer

Youth Olympic Games

Nanjing, China • August 15 – 28

Men’s Kayak 

Athlete Club Coach
Alex Brent Ridge (Maple Ridge, BC) Piotr Majewski

Women’s Canoe 

Athlete Club Coach
Anne-Sophie Lavoie-Parent Trois Rivières (QC) Mathieu Pelletier

Trials Results

Selection Criteria

CanoeKayak Canada is the national governing body for competitive paddling in Canada. The organization’s vision is to be a Canadian sport for families, communities and champions. From supporting clubs to developing a competitive National Team, CanoeKayak Canada works to grow a sport which is a rich part of Canada’s heritage.

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Media Contact:

Ian Miller

Communications and Marketing Officer, CanoeKayak Canada

613.314.1352

imiller@canoekayak.ca