Aaron Rublee started paddling in Kamloops before moving to other clubs for training.
A multiple World Cup canoe medalist and a member of Canada's World Championships teams, he is now completing his Economics degree in Ottawa.
When and why were you in B.C.?
I lived in BC until I moved to Regina in 2005
What are your paddling career highlights and accomplishments?
What is your favourite paddling moment?
My favourite moments in paddling are the rare occasions when my preparations for a race and my execution of that race resulted in crossing the finish line first. As well as racing with partners and team mates in team events.
What are you doing now ?
I am completing my degree in Economics.
Are you still involved in the paddle sports? If yes, how?
I always look for ways to help other athletes and pass on any experiences and unsolicited advice that I have.
What impact did paddling in B.C. have on you professionally and personally?
Canoe Kayak BC is the Provincial Sport Organization for the paddle sports and actively encourages and provides opportunities to enjoy, participate and excel in them. Members include competitive athletes, developing athletes, enthusiasts, coaches, officials, administrators and supporters of the sport. The association's mission enourages and promotes personal growth and success for our members through participation and performance in paddle sports.