After flirting with gold for the past two years at the Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships, the Rideau Canoe Club is back on top, claiming top spot at the final event of the 2018 edition.
A pair of Ottawa paddlers participated in 2018 ICF U23 and Junior Canoe Sprint World Championships last month in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
The July 2018 edition of the Ottawa Sportspage newspaper is now available!
Paddlers braved extreme conditions at the 2018 Sprint East Canada Cup on a stifling Canada Day weekend – only to have the afternoon races canned due to a severe heat warning.
Two members of the Rideau Canoe Club appeared on same podium at Canoe Kayak Canada’s National Sprint team trials on June 24. Stephen Frodsham won the men’s single-canoe 500 m race, and Drew Hodges took 3rd place. The 500 m race took place on the third and final day of the trials at the Basin Olympic in Montreal. Two days later, Canoe Kayak Canada announced its selected national teams. A total of five Rideau Club members made the list: Frodsham and Hodges are on the senior men’s canoe team, Rowan Hardy-Kavanagh made the women’s canoe team, and Natalie Davidson and Madeleine Schmidt will race for the women’s kayak team.
Jr. Sens halted in semifinals of Junior A national championships The magical run of the Ottawa Jr. Senators came to an end at the hands of the eventual national champs in the semifinals of the RBC Cup, the junior A national championships. The Jr. Senators advanced to the championships after winning the Fred Page Cup,…
By Ottawa Sportspage Synchro swimmers near podium at FINA Artistic Swimming Worlds Two of Ottawa’s top synchro athletes participated in the 2018 FINA Artistic Swimming World Series in March, including Olivia Jensen-Large, who nearly made the podium as part of Canada’s top three teams at the event. Jensen-Large placed 4th in the women’s team free…