Team Canada Set for World Ocean Racing Championships

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SAINT-PIERRE QUIBERON, FRANCE (September 10, 2019) – Team Canada paddlers are set to compete at the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Ocean Racing World Championships in Saint-Pierre Quiberon, France. Canada will have three U23 athletes competing in the World Championships race held on a challenging 21.93 KM downwind course of the Normandy coast on Wednesday.

“CKC is very excited to see how our strong young surf ski paddlers stack up against the World’s best in France,” said Director of Development, Ian Mortimer. “We have a strong community of surf ski paddlers in Canada and this strength is reflected in our growing events here in Canada and will be shown on the Atlantic Ocean this week.”

Canada will be represented by Sandrine Hamel (St-Augustin de Desmaures, QC) in the U23 Women’s event, and by Seth Putnam-Rea (North Vancouver, BC) and Philippe Therien (Lac-Beauport, QC) in the Men’s U23 event.

In the Masters event set for Thursday, Canada will be represented by Daryl Remmler (North Vancouver, BC), Bob Putnam (North Vancouver, BC) and Warren Bruce (Deep Cove, ON).


International Canoe Federation Ocean Racing World Championship


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