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Canoe Kayak Canada – Canadian Whitewater Slalom Athletes National Team Complete Trials with Exciting Finals

SALABERRY-DE-VALLEYFIELD, QUEBEC (May 14, 2018) – Canada’s whitewater slalom canoe-kayak athletes completed Sunday’s test of the 2018 National Slalom Team on the St. Charles River in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec. For two days of intense competition, slalom canoeing and kayaking at the 2018 Canadian team.

“Said James Cartwright, Slalom High Performance Manager at Canoe Kayak Canada. “The athletes and their coaches proved that they were well prepared for the race and I was happy to see Ben Hayward in action after a year of absence from a shoulder injury.”

On Saturday, Florence Maheu (Quebec) won the women ‘s K1 in the first and second rounds with times of 108.06 and 103.67 seconds, respectively. Michael Tayler (Ontario) won the first men’s race in K1 with a time of 92.08 seconds, while Ben Hayward (Alberta) won the second run with a time of 93.78 seconds.

Canoe athlete Liam Smedley (Ontario) won the first round of men’s championship with a time of 99.67 seconds, while his older brother Cameron Smedley (Ontario) won the second run with a fastest time of 94, 94 seconds. In the women’s C1 event, the under-23 athlete Lois Betteridge (Ontario) won the first run with a time of 118.83 seconds and Haley Daniels (Alberta) finished first in the second inning with a time of 111.73 seconds.

On the second day, Maheu took the lead again in the women’s K1 finals with a time of 98.25 seconds. Tayler did the same for a time of 90.31 seconds.

In canoeing, Betteridge wins the women’s Final C1 clocking race 122.08 while Cameron Smedley repeated the feat of the first day of winning the men’s C1 in 95.87 seconds and Spencer Pomeroy (Ontario) won the final round with a time of 96.87 seconds .

On the last day of competition, the athletes also participated in the Slalom Extreme event. Hayward won the race with the fastest time of the day (77.64 seconds) followed by Mael Rivard (Ontario) and Trevor Boyd (Alberta) with tight times of 80.18 seconds and 80.40 seconds.

Later this week, Canoe Kayak Canada will be announced at the 2018 World Cups of the FIC and at the 2018 World Championships.

Complete results can be found on the Canoe Kayak Canada website and the list of upcoming events for our slalom athletes.

About Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is the national governing body for competitive canoe-kayaking in Canada. Canoeing is also one of the most successful sports in the country, with a total of 24 Olympic medals, and is also a leader in the Paralympic sports movement. CKC is a membership-based organization that includes a complex network of provincial, territorial and divisional associations. Elite National Team athletes proudly represent Canada in various competitions around the world – including Olympic Games, Paralympic Games, Pan American Games, ICF World Cups and Junior World Championships, M23 and seniors. Follow Canoe Kayak Canada on  TwitterFacebookInstagram  and  YouTube .


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