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
False Creek Sprint Canoe Club
Kamloops Canoe & Kayak Club
Nanaimo Canoe Kayak Club
Ridge Canoe & Kayak Club
Nearly 300 athletes, ranging in ages from the U16 category to the Senior category, will be vying for selection.
“Every year I am excited to see our next generation of athletes compete. We have some tremendous talent, and this is the first step for many of them to show us they are on track to compete at the Olympics one day,” said Graham Barton, Chief Technical Officer of CKC.
This final set of trials will serve as a selection competition for the following upcoming international events:
2019 Para Canoe Pan American Championships
Sao Paulo, Brazil
July 5 - 6, 2019
2019 Pan American Games
July 27 – 30, 2019
2019 ICF Junior/U23 Canoe Sprint World Championships
August 1 – 4, 2019
2019 Para Canoe World Championship Team
August 21 – 25, 2019
2019 Olympic Hopes International Regatta
September 13 – 15, 2019
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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.