CKBC News

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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WOW! CKBC & Fort Canoe Kayak Club hosting Women on Water Athlete Clinic

June 21, 2019 —   CKBC and the Fort Canoe Kayak Club have partnered to host a sprint athlete training clinic for females aged 12 to 16 on Friday, August 2 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The clinic is geared towards paddlers of all skill levels from new paddlesport participants to high performance athletes. The clinic consists of on and off water lessons...

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Fourteen B.C. paddlers to compete in this weekend’s National Canoe Sprint Team Trials #2

June 20, 2019 — Fourteen CKBC athletes are in Dartmouth this weekend for the second immediaC National Team Trials. Taking place on Lake Banook, the competiton runs June 21-23. Representing B.C. are: Burnaby Canoe & Kayak Club Edward Colhoun Samantha LoutetKatrina Loutet  False Creek Sprint Canoe Club Rowan Davison Gillian Helliwell Ydris Hunter Elisa Robson-Brown Quinn Thomson Dylan Walsh Kamloops Canoe & Kayak Club Abigail Donaldson Nanaimo Canoe Kayak Club Thomas Duff Ridge Canoe...

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