Brian Malfesi (Ridge Canoe and Kayak Club) showed his strength this weekend finishing first in the 1000m K1 event and 4th in the 200m event. These great finishes have ensured that he gets to extend his departure home to Maple Ridge. Malfesi will now attend the 3 day Team Canada crew preparation camp to begin crew selection for the Junior World Championships in Brandenburg, Germany, July 29-31, 2011. The pool of athletes will meet again after a busy academic month of June to train in Montreal and compete in the Lake Placid Regatta before returning to Montreal for final team selection the weekend of July 9th and 10th. The final team will depart for Germany on July 12th.
Nicholas Foellmer (Burnaby Canoe and Kayak Club) also attended the event and finished a very respectable 5th in the B final in the 200m event. This was Nicholas’s first set of trials.