Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan Elects Duane Rieger as High Performance Director

Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan Elects Duane Rieger as High Performance Director

Duane has joined our Board of Directors as our High Performance Director. Duties of the High Performance Director include the development and implementation of CKS’ high-performance plan for Olympic sport disciplines. Duane has over 8 years volunteer sport experience including 6 years as the Director of Finance for Biathlon Saskatchewan. Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan welcomes Duane to the...

Hingley Strikes Gold at Western Canada Summer Games

Hingley enjoys golden weekend for Saskatchewan Jayden Hingley of Saskatoon won five gold medals while representing Team Saskatchewan on the opening weekend of the Western Canada Summer Games in Swift Current. Learn more by reading this article at https://leaderpost.com/sports/local-sports/saskatchewan-strikes-gold-at-western-canada-summer-games...
CanMas 2019 Information

CanMas 2019 Information

The CanMas Championship will be held on September 1, 2019 on Lake Wascana. We are looking forward to a fun and exciting day of racing on lake Wascana to round off the National Championships week in Regina. NATIONALS GENERAL INFORMATION For event updates about the 2019 Canoe Kayak Canada Sprint National Championships, hosted by Wascana Racing Canoe Club in Regina, SK from August 27-31, and CanMas taking place on September 1, please visit: https://sprintnationals.canoekayak.ca/ This email contains key updates for CanMas 2019 including: CanMas Rules Safety Release Agreement Waiver Order of Events Entries Entry Fees CanMas Dinner and Special Events Thank you for taking the time to read through this update, please contact me with any questions. CanMas Rules The CanMas Rules for 2019 can be accessed here. Please note these key changes from 2018: 1- Doubles Events will be run as 10-year age categories, vs the 5-year categories used in recent years. This change was made to increase the competitive level in these events. 2- Singles 500m events have been added in the morning of CanMas. The intention is that each athlete will be able to race one 500m K1 or C1. These races will be close together and accommodating multiple races will be difficult, please plan entries accordingly. 3- Because the 500m singles have been added the race limit has been increased to 6 events + 1 additional mixed war canoe + 1 additional same sex war canoe (Men’s or Women’s). Safety The CKC Sprint Code of Safety applies to CanMas Competition. An important reminder, from the code: all participants must be able to swim at the level of the...
Yorkton Canoe and Kayak Club Annual Developmental Regatta

Yorkton Canoe and Kayak Club Annual Developmental Regatta

 This competition is open to all U14 athletes and any NEW paddler (any age).   — Do you have some parents that can volunteer?? Please have them contact me – they will be able to watch their kids race! — Want to make a camping trip out of it? YCKC is located at York Lake Regional Park (about 500m away)!  You can camp on our site or at the actual campground. — Are there any major allergies??  We will have a canteen onsite.  If you will be providing your own food to your athletes please let me know so we don’t buy as much. Entries due August 14th at latest please!  Changes can be made if we absolutely need but it would be great to have it done early so parents can plan. Please let me know if you will/will not be attending! Click here to Learn more about this...
Saskatchewan Marathon Canoe Athletes Win June Athlete of the Month Award

Saskatchewan Marathon Canoe Athletes Win June Athlete of the Month Award

Mike Vincent of Regina and Ivan English of Saskatoon are the recipients of the Sask Sport Inc. June Athlete of the Month Award. They were nominated by Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan. The duo won the Yukon River Quest which featured 21 participants from five countries. This competition was a mens tandem marathon canoe race from Whitehorse to Dawson City, Yukon at a distance of 715 km. They won the race with a time of 44 hours and 59 minutes, which was 6 hours and 43 minutes ahead of the next place finishers. Learn more about SaskSport Awards and Recognition Program here. Click here to learn more about SaskSport Awards and Recognition...