CKBC News

Two medals for Brian Malfesi at National Team Trials; Will represent Canada at two World Cups

May 13, 2019 —   Ridge paddler Brian Malfesi captured two medals at this weekend's National Canoe Sprint Team Trials #1 in Montreal. The trials will select the athletes representing Canada at the upcoming Senior World Cup Events in Poland and Germany. Malfesi won gold in the K-2 1000 with Vincent Jourdenais (Club de canoe-kayak de vitesse de Trois-Rivieres) with a time of 3:26.702. In the...

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Morgan Yeomans joins CKBC staff as Summer Event Coordinator

May 10, 2019 — Canoe Kayak BC is pleased to announce the hiring of Morgan Yeomans as our Summer Events Coordinator. Among her responsibilities are overseeing hosting of CKBC's summer events and assisting with the CanoeKids programs throughout B.C. Currently a student at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, Morgan is studying event management. Her goal is to obtain a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (Business,...

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Four B.C. paddlers taking part in National Canoe Sprint Team Trials #1

May 9, 2019 —     Four CKBC athletes are in Montreal this weekend for the National Canoe Sprint Team Trials #1. Taking place at the Olympic Basin, the competition runs May 10-12. Representing B.C. are: Alex Brent (Burnaby) Ydris Hunter (False Creek) Sam Loutet (Burnaby) Brian Malfesi (Ridge) This first set of Trials will serve as a selection process for the 2019 Senior...

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Applications for CKBC Scholarships now being accepted

May 3, 2019 —   Canoe Kayak BC is now accepting applications for their annual scholarships. Two $500 scholarships will be presented at the annual CKBC Awards Banquet on October 19.  To qualify for a Canoe Kayak BC Scholarship, applicants must: Have been registered as a competitive athlete with Canoe Kayak BC in 2019. Be a resident of the Province of British Columbia.  Be...

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Four B.C. paddlers named to 2019 Canoe Slalom National Teams

April 17, 2019 —   Canoe Kayak Canada named 15 athletes to the 2019 Senior, U23 and Junior Canoe Salom Teams. The athletes were selected following the Canoe Slalom National Team trials that took place April 12-14 at the Riversport Adventures Whitewater Facility in Oklahoma City. Among the athletes named to the team were four B.C. paddlers from the Chilliwack Centre of Excellence: Finn...

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