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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

 


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Kamloops’s Michael Lanyon to represent Canada at the Canoe Marathon World Championships

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Kamloops paddler Michael Lanyon is among the 10 athletes who will represent Canada at the 2018 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships. Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) and the Marathon Canoe Racing Council (MCRC) announced the selection of the Canadian athletes on Tuesday.

Lanyon will compete in the U23 Men’s K-1 competition at the championships in Prado Vila Verde, Portugal from September 6 to 9.

“The Marathon Canoe Racing Council is excited to announce the members of Canada’s National Marathon Team that will compete at this year’s Worlds Championships,” said Kristoffer Archibald, Chair of Canoe Kayak Canada’s MCRC. “Drawn from CKC’s member clubs, these athletes have demonstrated the diligence, exceptional skills and positive attitude that characterize our athletes on the world stage. We eagerly await their competitions in September!”

The following athletes were selected at the 2018 Marathon Championships Qualifiers that were held last May on Shumway Lake in Kamloops, British Columbia. The MCRC was responsible of the approval of all nominations following the selection criteria that was posted on the Canoe Kayak Canada website earlier this year.

Canoe Marathon National Team

Category Athlete Hometown Event(s)
Junior Women’s Canoe Marlee MacIntosh Halifax, NS C-1
Junior Women’s Kayak Samathan Morse Halifax, NS K-1
U23 Women’s Kayak Emma Mitchell Winnipeg, MB K-1
U23 Women’s Kayak Sam Sula Mississauga, ON K-1
U23 Men’s Canoe Florian Harkerkehrer Winnipeg, MB C-1
U23 Men’s Canoe Mateus Braga Winnipeg, MB C-1
U23 Men’s Kayak Michael Lanyon Kamloops, BC K-1
Senior Women’s Canoe Maddy Mitchell Winnipeg, MB C-1
Senior Men’s Canoe Florian Harkerkehrer Winnipeg, MB C-2
Senior Men’s Canoe Mateus Braga Winnipeg, MB C-2

Visit the International Canoe Federation Website to get more information about the the 2018 Canoe Marathon World Championships and make sure to follow @PlanetCanoe  and @CanoeKayakCAN to get live updates.

 


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Strong B.C. results at West Canada Cup

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Sprint athletes from four B.C. clubs competed at the West Canada Cup in Regina from June 30 – July 1.

The 14 athletes had strong results led by False Creek’s Ydris Hunter who dominated the canoe competition with one silver and seven gold medals. Joining him with eight podium appearances (four gold, four silver) was Ridge’s Cassidy MacPherson.

B.C. results

False Creek Sprint Canoe Club

  • Ydris Hunter
    • Open Men’s C-1 1000: 1st Direct Final (04:30.86)
    • U17 Men’s C-1 200: 1st Direct Final (00:47.43)
    • U17 Men’s C-2 1000: 1st Direct Final (04:19.73)
    • Open Men’s C-2 200: 2nd Direct Final (00:45.16)
    • Open Men’s C-1 500: 1st Direct Final (01:58.99)
    • Open Men’s C-1 200: 1st Direct Final (00:45.00)
    • U17 Men’s C-1 1000: 1st Direct Final (04:21.16)
    • U17 Men’s C-1 6000: 1st Direct Final (19:14.73)
  • Elisa Robson Brown
    • Open Women’s K-2 200: 1st Direct Final (00:45.33)
    • Open Women’s K-1 500: Direct Final (DNF)
    • Open Women’s K-4 500: 2nd Direct Final (01:53.53)
    • U17 Women’s K-4 500: 1st Direct Final (01:56.64)
    • Open Women’s K-2 1000: 2nd Direct Final (04:13.13)
    • U17 Women’s K-1 500: 3rd Heat 2 (02:09.30): 3rd Final (2:19.95)
    • U17 Women’s K-1 200: 3rd Heat 1 (00:50.19); 5th Final (00:52.85)
    • Open Women’s K-2 500: 1st Direct Final (02:05.00)
    • U17 Women’s K-1 6000: 3rd Direct Final (19:14.78)
  • Tiffany Yau
    • Open Women’s K-2 200: 1st Direct Final (00:45.33)
    • Open Women’s K-1 1000: 6th Direct Final (05:07.50)
    • Open Women’s K-1 500: 3rd Direct Final (02:13.96)
    • Open Women’s K-4 500: 2nd Direct Final (01:53.53)
    • Open Women’s K-2 1000: 2nd Direct Final (04:13.13)
    • Open Women’s K-1 200: 6th Direct Final (00:50.76)
    • Open Women’s K-2 500: 1st Direct Final (02:05.00)

Burnaby Canoe & Kayak Club

  • Kat Loutet
    • Open Women’s K-1 1000: Direct Final (DNF)
    • Open Women’s K-1 500: 5th Direct Final (02:24.40)
    • Open Women’s K-4 500: 2nd Direct Final (01:53.53)
    • U17 Women’s K-1 500: 2nd Heat 1 (02:11.87); 5th Final (02:21.43)
    • U17 Women’s K-1 200: 1st Heat 1 (00:49.67); 4th Final (00:52.52)
    • Open Women’s K-1 200: 8th Direct Final (00:51.25)
    • U17 Women’s K-1 6000: 7th Direct Final (20:25.23)

Pemberton Canoe Association

  • Kieran Nott
    • U15 Men’s K-1 4000: 8th Direct Final (16:56.00)
    • U16 Men’s K-1 200: 6th Heat 2 (00:57.76)
    • U16 Men’s K-1 1000: 4th Heat 1 (04:59.08); 8th Final (04:50.60)
    • U15 Men’s K-1 500: 5th Heat 2 (02:23.84); 1st Final B (02:24.92)
    • U17 Men’s K-1 6000: 11th Direct Final (22:10.28)
  • Brenna Nott
    • U15 Women’s C-1 4000: 2nd Direct Final (22:58.33)
    • U15 Women’s C-1 500: 3rd Direct Final (03:14.44)
    • U13 Women’s C-1 2000: 1st Direct Final (10:26.60)
  • Quinn Phare
    • Open Men’s C-1 1000: 4th Direct Final (04:55.19)
    • U17 Men’s C-1 200: 4th Direct Final (00:54.19)
    • U17 Men’s C-2 1000: 1st Direct Final (04:19.73)
    • Open Men’s C-2 200: 2nd Direct Final (00:45.16)
    • Open Men’s C-1 500: 4th Direct Final (02:10.71)
    • Open Men’s C-1 200: 4th Direct Final (00:50.97)
    • U17 Men’s C-1 1000: 5th Direct Final (04:50.60)
    • U17 Men’s C-1 6000: 2nd Direct Final (20:01.56)
  • Jill Esseltine
    • Open Women’s K-1 1000: Direct Final (DNF)
    • Open Women’s K-1 500: 6th Direct Final (02:44.10)
    • U17 Women’s K-1 500: 6th Heat 1 (02:35.22)
    • U17 Women’s K-1 200: 5th Heat 1 (00:59.20): 9th Final (01:01.67)
    • Open Women’s K-1 200: 11th Direct Final (01:00.11)
    • U17 Women’s K-1 6000: 10th Direct Final (22:16.87)

Ridge Canoe & Kayak Club

  • Carter Hugill
    • U15 Men’s K-1 4000: 10th Direct Final (17:32.32)
    • U16 Men’s K-1 200: 5th Heat 2 (00:53.81); 6th Final (00:51.39)
    • Open Men’s K-1 1000: Direct Final (DNF)
    • U16 Men’s K-1 1000: 6th Heat 2 (05:11.05); Final (DNF)
    • U15 Men’s K-1 500: 4th Heat 1 (02:20.07); 8th Final A (02:23.42)
    • Open Men’s K-1 500: 8th Heat 1 (02:22.42)
    • Open Men’s K-2 200: 7th Direct Final (00.51.11)
  • Braiden Davis
    • U16 Men’s K-1 200: 3rd Heat 1 (00:52.62); 8th Final (00:52.45)
    • U17 Men’s K-2 1000: Direct Final (DNF)
    • Open Men’s K-2 500: Direct Final (DNF)
    • U16 Men’s K-1 1000: 3rd Heat 2 (04:45.27); 4th Final (04:51.41)
    • Open Men’s K-1 1000: 4th Heat 2 (03:45.47)
    • Open Men’s K-4 200: 3rd Direct Final (00:42.88)
  • Darren Granale
    • U16 Men’s K-1 200: 3rd Heat 2 (00:52.64): 5th Final (00:50.83)
    • U17 Men’s K-2 1000: Direct Final (DNF)
    • Open Men’s K-2 500: Direct Final (DNF)
    • Open Men’s K-4 200: 3rd Direct Final (00:42.88)
    • U16 Men’s K-1 1000: 3rd Heat 1 (04:48.54); Final (scratched)
    • Open Men’s K-1 1000: Heat 2 (DNF)
  • Alex Dmitriev
    • U16 Men’s K-1 200: 2nd Heat 2 (00:44.80): 2nd Final (00:42.77)
    • Open Men’s K-2 500: 3rd Direct Final (01:53.83)
    • Open Men’s K-4 200: 3rd Direct Final (00:42.88)
    • U16 men’s K-1 1000: 1st Heat 1 (04:31.86); 2nd Final (04:30.83)
    • Open Men’s K-2 1000: 4th Direct Final (04:01.75)
    • U17 Men’s K-1 200: 3rd Direct Final (00:42.35)
    • U17 Men’s K-1 6000: 4th Direct Final (18:30.97)
  • Cassidy MacPherson
    • U15 Women’s K-1 4000: 1st Direct Final (15:28.48)
    • Open Women’s K-1 1000: 2nd Direct Final (4:36.08)
    • Open Women’s K-4 500: 2nd Direct Final (01:53.53)
    • U16 Women’s K-1 1000: 1st Heat 2 (04:41.06); 1st Final (04:40.42)
    • U15 Women’s K-1 500: 1st Heat 3 (02:13.70); 1st Final A (02:09.15)
    • U16 Women’s K-1 200: 1st Heat 3 (00:51.01); 1st Final (00:55.28)
    • Open Women’s K-1 200: 2nd Direct Final (00:48.30)
    • U17 Women’s K-1 6000: 2nd Direct Final (18:42.33)
  • Sam Rosenthal
    • Open Men’s K-1 1000: 3rd Direct Final (04:31.17)
    • Open Men’s K-2 500: 3rd Direct Final (01:53.83)
    • Open Men’s K-2 200: 7th Direct Final (00.51.11)
    • Open Men’s K-4 200: 3rd Direct Final (00:42.88)
    • Open Men’s K-2 1000: 4th Direct Final (04:01.75)
    • Open Men’s K-1 500: 7th Heat 1 (02:02.00)
    • Open Men’s K-1 1000: 4th Heat 1 (04:31.66)
    • Open Men’s K-1 200: 11th Direct Final (00:50.43)
    • U17 Men’s K-1 6000: 14th Direct Final (23:50.02)

Complete results

Next on the sprint calendar is the Argo Road Maintenance BC Cup #2 and U16+ Provincial Championships in Kamloops.