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Team Canada

Rideau Athletes Representing Canada in 2019

This week, Canoe Kayak Canada announced the 2019 Pan American Games, U23/Junior World and Olympic Hopes teams. Eight Rideau paddlers were named to these teams:

Pan American Games - Lima, Peru - from July 27 to 30:
  • Drew Hodges - Men's Canoe Team
  • Rowan Hardy-Kavanagh - Women's Canoe Team
Junior World Championships - Pitesti, Romania - from August 1to 4, 2019 :
  • Ella Hodgson Pageau - Women's Canoe Team
  • Maren Bradley - Women's Kayak Team
  • Toshka Besharah - Women's Kayak Team
Olympic Hopes International Regatta - Bratislava, Slovakia, from September 13 to 15, 2019
  • Kieran Graham - Men's Canoe Team
  • Matthew O’Neill - Men's Canoe Team
  • Ella Hodgson Pageau - Women's Canoe Team
  • Jacob Price - Men's Kayak Team
  • Toshka Besharah - Women's Kayak Team
These athletes join Natalie Davison and Maddy Schmidt (named to the Senior World Team on June 13) as Rideau paddlers that will be representing Canada at international championship competitions this year.

Congratulations to all these paddlers and to their coaches!

Go Rideau Go!

To read CKC's full announcements click on the following links:

Canada Cup

Canada Cup Volunteers Call

The Saturday and Sunday before Canada Day the Rideau Canoe Club will be hosting the CKC Canada Cup - Canada Day International Regatta. If you can help on Saturday June 29 or Sunday June 30 in the morning or the afternoon please contact our volunteer coordinator Kerry Fagan at or register yourself here: iVolunteer page.
  • BBQ Help for Sunday - flip burgers and distribute them to the athletes
  • Kitchen Help for mornings and afternoons - prepare lunch for volunteers 
  • Baking Donations - treats to sell and for volunteers at lunch time
  • Salad Donations - for volunteers at lunch time
  • Boat Drivers - watch the races from the water and help with safety and officiating
  • Safety Boat Spotters - watch the races and help with safety on the water
  • Finish Line Judges - take notes on the order of finish of races
  • Timers - take the times of the races

We have crews from as far as Argentina, USA and Madagascar confirmed to be here to compete against Team Ontario athletes and athletes of clubs from Quebec, Eastern and Western OntarioSaskatchewan and British Columbia.

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Canada Cup T-Shirts
We have the new Canada Cup t-shirts available. Check them out on the online store or at the office!
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