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Pacific Cup – Preliminary Draw Posted

The preliminary draw for the Pacific Cup has been posted to:  http://canoekayakbc.sportical.com/events/428 .  Contact Sean Franklin for errors or omissions.


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Seabird visit a Success


Thanks to Jon, Jaz, Rick, Ryan and Grant for helping out with our ‘Learn to Kayak’ session on Seabird Island this past weekend.  Kudos to weatherman for providing us with such a great day.  We had a range of participants aged from 8 to ??? and a good time had by all.  They have a beautiful venue there and we have been invited to visit again soon!  We look forward to having some more athletes join us next time!

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Good Luck Jim and Ian


CanoeKayak BC wishes members Jim Nosella and Ian McKenzie good luck as they compete in the World Marathon Championships this weekend in Banyoles!  Jim will be competing on the 24th in the U23 Men’s K1 event and Ian the following day in the Senior Men’s K1 event.  Follow their results at:  http://www.banyoles2010.cat/Competició/mundialdemaratódepiragüisme2010/Sortidairesultats/tabid/93/language/en-US/Default.aspx

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Mazda KnockOut Repeat Viewing


On Saturday, September 11, 2010, top paddlers from across the country raced at the 4th Annual Mazda KnockOut for a total of $20,000 in cash prizes.  This event was televised by TSN.  For those of you who may have missed the first showings; there are a few remaining shows that you can still watch!


Repeat 1: Thurs, Sep 23 @ 15:00 ET

Repeat 2: Fri, Sep 24 @ 01:00 ET


Repeat 2: Thu, Sep 23 @ 20:00

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Whitewater Learning Facilitator-Evaluator Training

CanoeKayak Canada – Whitewater (CKCW) is pleased to announce the BC launch of the new national kayak instruction program for Canada.  It has recently been embraced by all of the Provincial Sport Organizations as the preferred program for whitewater kayak instruction. 

The ‘launch’ workshop is significantly subsidized and will be offered in Chilliwack the weekend of Oct 29th – 31st.

The workshop is designed to appeal to two types of kayaking instructors:

1.     Those who have some instruction and leadership experience and want to improve their skills and knowledge and be awarded certification suitable for teaching on class I and class II rivers.

2.     Those with significant kayaking instruction and leadership experience who are interested in becoming Learning Facilitators in the region of BC where they live (note that for reasons related to classroom size, budget, instructor ratios and demand, preference will given to registrants from Northwestern BC, Northeastern BC, Thompson/Okanagan and the Kootenays).

Course space will be limited to 20 individuals.  Contact Don Barrie for more information.