CanoeKayak Canada Names 27 Athletes To World Cup Tour Teams

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

CanoeKayak Canada is pleased to name 27 athletes to its Senior World Cup Tour Team following the first set of Canadian Sprint CanoeKayak Team Trials on Lake Lanier in Gainesville, Georgia.

“The performances we saw at trials over the past three days were very encouraging,” said Scott Logan, CanoeKayak Canada’s High Performance Director. “As we get further into the quadrennial and continue to refine our high performance systems, we’re able to predict benchmarks with more certainty. Thanks to the outstanding work being done by athletes, coaches, support staff and sport partners, we’re progressing confidently towards our 2016 goals. We’re looking forward to heading to Europe to line up against the rest of the World.”

Seven athletes will start the tour in Milan, Italy for the first ICF World Cup this coming weekend. The full Canadian team will arrive in Europe on May 11 for World Cups 2 and 3 in Racice, Czech Republic and Szeged, Hungary.

World Cups will be televised on Sportsnet, CanoeKayak Canada’s exclusive broadcast partner for World Cups and World Championships. Broadcast times will be posted the week of each event at www.canoekayak.ca and http://www.sportsnet.ca/schedule/.

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World Cup Tour Team

Men’s Kayak | Athlete / Club / Hometown / Coach
Adam van Koeverden / Burloak / Oakville, ON / Scott Oldershaw / Larry Cain
Brady Reardon / Burloak / Burlington, ON / Dave Robertson / Scott Oldershaw
Philippe Duchesneau / Pointe-Claire / Montreal, QC / Dave Robertson / Marc Creamer
Andrew Jessop / Maskwa / Halifax, NS / Dave Robertson / Chad Brooks
Rob Clarke / Burloak / Mississauga, ON / Dave Robertson
Mark de Jonge / Maskwa / Halifax, NS / Frederic Jobin
Ryan Cochrane / Lac-Beauport / Windsor, NS / Frederic Jobin
Hugues Fournel / Lachine / Montreal, QC / Frederic Jobin
Richard Dober Jr. / Lac-Beauport / Trois-Riviere, QC / Frederic Jobin
Etienne Morneau / Lac-Beauport / Quebec, QC / Frederic Jobin

Men’s Canoe | Athlete / Club / Hometown / Coach
Mark Oldershaw / Burloak / Burlington, ON / Scott Oldershaw / Larry Cain
Ben Russell / Banook / Dartmouth, NS / Lazlo (Csom) Latorovszki
Gabriel Beauchesne-Sevigny / Trois-Rivieres / Trois-Rivieres, QC / Lazlo (Csom) Latorovszki
Paul Bryant / Burloak / Richmond Hill, ON / Lazlo (Csom) Latorovszki / Scott Oldershaw
Roland Varga / Richmond Hill / Richmond Hill, ON / Lazlo (Csom) Latorovszki
Jason McCoombs / Banook / Dartmouth, NS / Robert Stott / Jan Kruk
Ben Tardioli / Rideau / Ottawa, ON / Robert Stott / Mike Robinson

Women’s Kayak | Athlete / Club / Hometown / Coach
Emilie Fournel / Lachine / Montreal, QC / Mark Granger / Franck Gomez
Una Lounder / Senobe / Dartmouth, NS / Mark Granger
KC Fraser / Balmy Beach / Oakville, ON / Mark Granger / Peter Martinek
Hannah Vaughan / Banook / Dartmouth, NS / Mark Granger / Jan Kruk
Michelle Russell / Cheema / Waverely, NS / Mark Granger / Mike Kerrivan

Women’s Canoe | Athlete / Club / Hometown / Coach
Taylor Potts / Balmy Beach / Toronto, ON / Rob Stott / Adam Oldershaw
Mariah Godin / Cheema / Dartmouth, NS / Rob Stott / Mike Kerrivan

Paracanoe | Athlete / Club / Hometown / Coach
Christine Gauthier / Pointe-Claire / Toronto, ON / Mark Granger
Dave Waters / Maskwa / Fox Point, NS / Mark Granger / Jon Pike
Christian Maranda / Lac Beauport / Quebec, QC / Luc Grenier

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