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Emily Flynn, Canada Summer Games ’13 athlete

Updated On: February 21, 2017
Count Emily Flynn as another witness to the Canada Games serving as a launching pad for young athletes on their paths to the highest levels of sport.

Jeff Braddon, Sport Chair – Canoe-Kayak

Updated On: February 21, 2017
Jeff Braddon is the sport chair for canoe-kayak, though that sport hasn’t always been a part of his life. “I didn’t get to experience it as a kid,” notes the Chatham-Kent native.

Sue Holloway, Bid Co-Chair & Alexandra Joy, Canada Summer Games ’13 athlete

Updated On: February 21, 2017
Sue Holloway’s Canada Games experience has just about come full circle. Before she became the first woman to compete in both the Summer and Winter Olympics in the same year (1976), the two-time Olympic medallist competed at the 1971 Canada Winter Games in Saskatoon.

Ottawa Sportspage cover story: Bring us the Games!

Created On: February 3, 2017
Diverse members of local sports community unite behind Ottawa’s bid to host 2021 Canada Summer Games

2008 Olympic kayaker Angus Mortimer leaves competition for coaching at home club

Updated On: December 8, 2016
When Angus Mortimer was 10 years old, he didn’t know how to swim and avoided kayaking at all costs. Nearly two decades later, he’s retiring from a decorated international career in the sport he grew to love.

New Pumphouse clubhouse coming alongside 2017 whitewater nationals

Updated On: December 8, 2016
Made possible thanks to a $150,000 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, the Ottawa River Runners held the official groundbreaking in October for the clubhouse and storage facility to be built alongside the Pumphouse whitewater canoe-kayak course on the eastern edge of Lebreton Flats.

5 medals for local paddlers at international Olympic Hopes regatta

Updated On: October 5, 2016
Phil Turcanu added to a medal collection that included 6 gold from the Ontario Summer Games at the Sept. 23-25 Olympic Hopes Regatta in Hungary.

Rideau paddlers excel on national & international stages

Updated On: September 7, 2016
A month after wearing Canadian colours for the first time at a World Championships, Isaac Finkelstein collected an individual medal of each colour back in his purple Rideau Canoe Club singlet at the Aug. 30-Sept. 3 Canadian Canoe-Kayak Sprint Championships in Dartmouth, N.S.

Ottawa River paddler wins 6 Ontario Summer Games gold

Updated On: September 7, 2016
An undefeated run by Philipe Turcanu of the Ottawa River Canoe Club in canoe-kayak competition led the large local medal haul from Ottawa athletes competing at the Aug. 11-14 Ontario Summer Games in Mississauga.

Ottawa at the Olympics profiles – Mike Tayler & Cam Smedley (canoe slalom)

Updated On: August 1, 2016
Paddling pals move from Ottawa Pumphouse to Rio river

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