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 Junior Final. She also placed 5th in the K-1 200 Junior Final. Following the competition, MacPherson was named to Canada's team for the 2019 Olympic Hopes Regatta in Bratislava, Slovakia from September 13 to 15.
Rounding out B.C.'s podium, finishes was Thomas Duff (Nanaimo), who won bronze in the K-1 1000 Junior Final. Duff also placed 7th in the K-2 200 OH Final.
Burnaby Canoe & Kayak Club
False Creek Sprint Canoe Club
Kamloops Canoe & Kayak Club
Nanaimo Canoe Kayak Club
Ridge Canoe & Kayak Club
Full results are available on the CKC website.
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.