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Golden homecoming

Updated On: September 6, 2014
Ottawa’s Thea Froehlich won a Canadian title on the whitewater course where she spent plenty of summers in her youth at the Madawaska Kanu Centre in nearby Barry’s Bay. The 22-year-old kayaker topped the women’s K-1 division at the Aug. 26-29 Canoe Slalom National Championships.

Rideau paddler reaches final in worlds debut

Updated On: September 6, 2014
In his debut at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships Aug. 6-10 in Moscow, Ben Tardioli of the Rideau Canoe Club advanced through to reach the men’s K-1 200-metre final, placing ninth.

Local paddlers excel on global canoe-kayak stages

Updated On: August 9, 2014
The Rideau Canoe Club's Megan Sibthorpe earned the top result out of local paddlers competing in the July 17-20 Jr./U23 ICF World Championships in Hungary, earning a fourth-place in the C-2 U23 women's 500 m.

Paddler set to make club history with junior worlds debut

Created On: July 13, 2014
Victor Turcanu isn't quite a household name in international kayaking yet, but the 17-year-old is ready to show the world what the Ottawa River has been brewing when he competes at the July 17-20 ICF Junior World Championships in Szeged, Hungary.

Smedley earns top local result at whitewater World Cups

Updated On: July 13, 2014
Cam Smedley produced the best finish out of Ottawa River Runners athletes competing in the first three World Cup canoe slalom events of the season overseas in June.

Paddler pounces on World Cup debut opportunity, finishes 4th

Updated On: June 6, 2014
Ben Tardioli skipped taking a gentle first-time introduction and wasted no time making a name for himself on the international canoe-kayak scene by placing fourth in the C-1 men’s 200 metres in his World Cup debut at Racice, Czech Republic May 16-18.

River Runners paddlers maintain national team positions for coming season

Updated On: June 6, 2014
Four local whitewater paddlers earned national team positions for this season thanks to their performances at May 18-19 trials in B.C.

Kayak attack

Updated On: May 13, 2014
Ottawa home to a third of 15-member Canadian Senior & U23 whitewater canoe-kayak team

Madawaska Kanu Centre to host 2 canoe-kayak national events

Created On: March 28, 2014
A pair of Canadian championships are headed to the Ottawa area this summer.

Quest for Gold grant brings new high-performance coach, attitude to Ottawa River Canoe Club

Updated On: March 7, 2014
They aren’t your typical image of snowbirds, but 10 youth athletes from the Ottawa River Canoe Club escaped to Florida during winter nonetheless for a month-long camp on water in March, since ice and snow still rule their local training grounds.

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