Thank you to Elliot Hoyt for allowing his name to stand for the position of Athlete Representative on the CKBC Board of Directors. Elliot has been a sprint paddler for a number of years with the Fort Langley Canoe Club. He was a double Marathon National Champion in 2008, was a member of the 2009 Canada Summer Games Team and a recipient of the BC Athlete Voice ACE Award and in 2010 was the CKBC Junior Athlete of the Year. Elliot is a student at SFU. Elliot will be working through a transition with our previous athlete rep, Gillian Fedechko over the next few weeks. Our FaceBook ‘Athlete Lounge’ page will continue to be available for athletes to share concerns and initiate discussions.
Thank you to Gillian for the her commitment to this role over the past few years. She has done an outstanding job representing the athletes of the paddling community and helped the Board work through a number of challenging issues by providing the prospective of the athlete.