CKBC News

Ridge paddler Cassidy MacPherson represents Canada at Olympic Hopes 2019

September 17, 2019 —     Canadian sprint paddlers earned an impressive twelve medals, including five gold medals at the 2019 Olympic Hopes Regatta in Bratislava, Slovakia this weekend. The Olympic Hopes Competition is an event focused on young paddlers aged 16 to 17 on the Olympic pathway. This event has emerged over the past five years as the optimal international competition for young...

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Six B.C. athletes compete at 2019 Whitewater National Championships

August 20, 2019 —   The 2019 Whitewater National Championships took place from August 14-18 at Ontario's Minden Whitewater Preserve on the Gull River. Among the 66 athletes compeing in extreme slalom, downriver, freestyle and slalom events were six B.C. athletes.  Team Ontario claimed the overall Brian Creer trophy for earning the most points throughout the five days of whitewater competition featuring Freestyle, Slalom....

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Four B.C. paddlers in action at the Junior and U23 Canoe Slalom World Championships

July 18, 2019 —   Four B.C. paddlers are among the twelve Canadian slalom athletes vying for podium finishes this week at the 2019 ICF Junior and U23 Canoe Slalom World Championships. The event takes place at the well-known Krakow-Kolna Canoe Slalom Course in Krakow, Poland. Competition began on Tuesday, July 16 and runs through Sunday, July 21. Representing the Chilliwack Paddling Club, B.C.'s...

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Over $22,000 raised for CKBC clubs CKBC Paddle-A-Thon ends July 7 at 9 p.m.

July 5, 2019 —   Eight CKBC clubs are wrapping up their 2019 Paddle-A-Thon fundraising efforts this weekend. Together they have raised over $22,000 for much needed equipment and programs.  Top individual fundraisers (as of July 5) are:  Thomas Duff (Nanaimo) - $1,290.00 Danylo Korsei (False Creek) - $1,260.00 Tiffany Yau (False Creek) - $1,000.00 Top group fundraisers (as of July 5) are: Avalon...

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Three medals for B.C. paddlers at National Canoe Sprint Team Trials #2; Cassidy MacPherson named to Team Canada for Olympic Hopes

July 1, 2019 —   Three B.C. paddlers won medals at this weekend's National Canoe Sprint Team Trials #2 in Dartmouth. The trials served as the selection competition for a number of upcoming international events. Leading B.C. was False Creek paddler Ydris Hunter who won gold in the C-1 1000 Junior Final. Attending her first trials, Cassidy MacPherson won silver in the K-1 500...

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