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CKBC hosting BC Games Development Camps

Canoe Kayak BC is hosting a series BC Games Development Camps this summer throughout B.C.

The camps provide athletes the opportunity to practice in the boats used at the 2020 BC Summer Games, meet new friends and learn new skills.

Dates and locations

* Held in conjunction with the NAIG Development Camp

 

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CKBC hosting War Canoe Clinics and Races

Canoe Kayak BC is hosting a series War Canoe Clinics this spring and summer. The clinics are intended for athletes and coaches who are interested in participating in War Canoe races throughout the upcoming racing season.

Athletes are requested to pre-register on-line with their age and desired paddling side.


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CKBC Awards Banquet scheduled for October 19

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Join CKBC for our 2018 Awards and Scholarship Banque taking place on Friday, October 19 at the Burnaby Lake Rowing Pavilion in Burnaby

CKBC will honour our athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers for their achievements from the 2018 season. Celebrate paddling in B.C. with dinner, awards, a silent auction and more!

Time: Dinner begins at 6 p.m.

Location: Burnaby Lake Rowing Pavilion (6871 Roberts Street, Burnaby)

Tickets Required:

  • $25 until October 9
  • $35 after October 9
  • Buy your tickets early  – the banquet has sold out in the past.
  • Athletes with a 2017 or 2018 discount code may use one code to purchase their personal ticket

Silent Auction:

Since 2008, Canoe Kayak BC has awarded $10,000 in scholarships to 20 student-athletes.

Part of this investment in these remarkable young adults come from the silent auction held in conjunction with the CKBC Awards and Scholarship Banquet.

The silent auction features numerous items donated with 100 percent of the proceeds going to scholarships.


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CKBC hosting a Risk Management Workshop from October 20-21

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Join us with members of your club board to work with Dina Bell-Laroche of the Sport Law & Strategy Group for a two-day Risk Management Workshop during our 2018 Fall Conference. The workshop takes place at the Fortius Sport & Health Centre in Burnaby from October 20-21.

ALL clubs are encouraged to attend with at least two board members to take part in the workshop. Topics include identifying risks, becoming aware of risks, existing policies, managing risks, mitigating risks etc. Each club will work through the weekend establishing their own unique document.

Day 1 

  • Enhanced risk management knowledge
  • Learn to use and apply the risk management process
  • Identify high level risks and work through the risk management process to develop your Risk Register

Day 2

  • Develop your risk management policy and tolerance for risk
  • Develop a process to bring this back to your organization so that you have a Risk Aware Culture
  • Finalize the risk register

Cost: $200/club. Register on-line (please include who will be attending from your club so we can prepare materials and lunch accordingly)

Limited travel assistance will be available to those from outside the Lower Mainland. Further details will be provided once registration is complete.

Lunch is included on Saturday and Sunday for those who are pre-registered. Please include any dietary requests in the comments section of the registration form.

A block of rooms are being held until Sept 18 at Fortius (604-292-2500) for a partner rate of $101 per night if you cite CKBC Training Camp – Oct 2018.

This is a great opportunity for all clubs to identify, understand and be ready for potential risks. Our provincial board will also be taking part to enhance the CKBC Risk Management documents.


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B.C.’s sprint season wraps up with Pacific Cup

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Rain and cooler temperatures couldn’t dampen the spirits of over 300 paddlers at the 2018 Pacific Cup on Whonnock Lake in Maple Ridge. Seventeen clubs from B.C., Alberta, Yukon and Washington State competed at CKBC’s last flatwater regatta of the season from September 8 to 9.

Vancouver’s False Creek Sprint Canoe Club won the overall points trophy for the second year in a row. Their 619 points easily surpassed Gig Harbor in second and Bellingham in third.

Athletes paddled in both canoes and kayaks in U11 to Novice men and women, Master’s men and women, PaddleAll and Para categories. Distances ranged from 200m to 500m in individual and two and four person boats.

As the sprint season ends, CKBC thanks our club hosts, officials, volunteers, athletes, coaches, parents and supporters for another great flatwater season.

See the complete results on-line.


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Forty-seven sprint paddlers set to represent B.C. at nationals

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Forty-seven paddlers from nine clubs are set to represent B.C. at the upcoming 2018 Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships. Taking place in Sherbrooke at the Lac de Nations at Jacques-Cartier Park, the event will crown champions in a variety of age categories in sprint canoe, kayak and paracanoe from August 28-September 1.

Representing B.C. are:

Burnaby Canoe & Kayak Club

  • Mika Asano
  • Alex Brent
  • Edward Colhoun
  • Matthew Koehler
  • Katrina Loutet
  • Samantha Loutet
  • Christian Ludwig

Chinook Racing Canoe Club

  • Patrick Dann
  • Coen del Valle

False Creek Sprint Canoe Club

  • Marvin Bader
  • Rowan Davison
  • Ydris Hunter
  • Lucas Mortensen
  • Huner Nyvall (Chinook)
  • Elisa Robson-Brown
  • Quinn Thomson
  • Nolan Tomaselli (Chinook)
  • Tiffany Yau

Fort Canoe & Kayak Club

  • Connor Fehr
  • Devon Holcroft
  • Elliot Hoyt
  • Paul Markhauser
  • Thomas Markhauser
  • Ben Muench
  • Quinn Phare (Pemberton)
  • Noah Said
  • Omar Said
  • Liam Stewart

Kamloops Canoe & Kayak Club

  • Cameron Antifave (Nanaimo)
  • Matao Buist
  • Abigail Donaldson
  • Thomas Duff (Nanaimo)
  • Emma Guertin
  • Michael Lanyon
  • Stanley Netherton
  • Spencer Robinson
  • Ivan Strashenko
  • Aiden Tabata

Nelson Kayak & Canoe Cub

  • Quinn Currie
  • Heather Potkins

Pemberton Canoe Association

  • Jill Esseltine

Ridge Canoe & Kayak Club

  • Alexandr Dmitriev
  • Darren Granale
  • Cassidy MacPherson
  • Brian Malfesi
  • Samuel Rosenthal
  • Stephan Wang

The 2018 Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships will be broadcast live on CKC’s YouTube Channel:   https://youtube.com/canoekayakcanadackc

Start lists and results are available on CKC’s digital app (available for IOS and Android) and online.


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25 medals for B.C. paddlers at 2018 Whitewater National Championships

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Eleven paddlers represented B.C. at the 2018 Whitewater National Championships in Kananaskis, Alberta from August 2-6. Led by Chilliwack Centre of Excellence teammates Finn Wakeling, Jacob Kryworuchko and Isabel Taylor, the group captured 25 medals.

Wakeling brought home seven medals, five of them gold, in the canoe downriver and slalom competitions. Competing in the cadet age group for the singles events, he medaled with Taylor in the mixed junior competitions. He also qualified for the A-Final in the C-1 Open Slalom event.

Also winning seven medals was Taylor. Competing in the kayak and canoe events, she won two gold in both the downriver and slalom events.

Meanwhile, Kryworuchko, captured six medals, two of them gold in the canoe and kayak junior downriver and slalom events. He also paired with whitewater newcomer Sam Loutet (Burnaby Kayak & Canoe Club) for medals in the mixed canoe competitions. Like Wakeling, he also qualified for the A-Final in the C-1 Open Slalom event.

Complete B.C. results:

Name Results
Team Races: BC K-1 Junior Team Race: Gold
C-1 Junior Team Race: Gold
Finn Wakeling

Chilliwack Centre of Excellence

C-1 Cadet Downriver Classic: Gold
C-2 Mixed Junior Downriver Classic: Gold
C-1 Cadet Downriver Sprint: Gold
C-2 Mixed Junior Downriver Sprint: Silver
C-1 Cadet Slalom: Gold
C-2 Mixed Slalom: Gold
C-1 Open Slalom: 8th
C-2 Mixed Open Slalom: Bronze
Jakob Kryworuchko

Chilliwack Centre of Excellence

C-1 Junior Downriver Classic: Gold
C-2 Mixed Junior Downriver Classic: Silver
C-1 Junior Downriver Sprint: Gold
C-2 Mixed Junior Downriver Sprint: Gold
C-1 Junior Slalom: Silver
K-1 Junor Slalom: 8th
C-2 Mixed Slalom: Silver
C-1 Open Slalom: 7th
K-1 Open Slalom: 15th
Avery Wilkins

Vancouver Island Paddling Society

K-1 Junior Downriver Classic: Silver
K-1 Junior Downriver Sprint: Silver
K-1 Junior Slalom: 7th
K-1 Open Slalom: 13th
C-2 Junior Slalom: Gold (with Jacob Deemert, ON)
K-1 Junior Team Race: Bronze (with Ontario)
Austin Atkins

Chilliwack Centre of Excellence

K-1 Junior Downriver Classic: Gold
K-1 Junior Downriver Sprint: Gold
K-1 Junior Slalom: 5th
K-1 Open Slalom: Bronze 
Alsek Watt

Chilliwack Centre of Excellence

K-1 U23 Slalom: 5th
K-1 Open Slalom: 29th
Finley Capstick

Chilliwack Centre of Excellence

K-1 Junior Slalom: Bronze
K-1 Open Slalom: 7th
Connor Curson

Chilliwack Centre of Excellence

K-1 Open Slalom: 12th
Isabel Taylor

Chilliwack Centre of Excellence

K-1 Junior Downriver Classic: Bronze
C-2 Mixed Junior Downriver Classic: Gold
K-1 Junior Downriver Sprint: Silver
C-2 Mixed Junior Downriver Sprint: Silver
K-1 Junior Slalom: Silver
C-2 Mixed Slalom: Gold
K-1 Open Slalom: 8th
C-2 Mixed Open Slalom: Bronze 
Sam Loutet
Burnaby Canoe & Kayak Club
C-2 Mixed Junior Downriver Classic: Silver
C-2 Mixed Junior Downriver Sprint: Gold
C-2 Mixed Slalom: Silver
David Johnson

Chilliwack Centre of Excellence

K-1 Masters Slalom: Silver
Hyaden Stanridge

Chilliwack Centre of Excellence

K-1 Open Slalom: 34th