Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan Announces Medalist’s at the 2018 Canadian Sprint Nationals

Saskatchewan athletes medal at the 2018 Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships in Sherwood Quebec August 28-September 2018.   Daniel McCullough of Saskatoon Racing Canoe Club (SRCC) won gold in the U-16 Men’s K-1 1000M. Jayden Hingley (WRCC) & Robin Kendal (WRCC) won silver in the Junior Men’s C-2 1000M. Daniel MCullough (SRCC) & Colin Rieger (SRCC) won silver in the U19 Men’s K2 1000M. Simon Chambers-Crease (WRCC), Robin Kendal (WRCC), Jayden Hingley (WRCC) & Christian Patterson (WRCC) won silver in the Junior Men’s C-4 1000M. Jayden Hingley of Wascana Racing Canoe Club (WRCC) won a bronze medal in theU17 Men’s C-1 200M. Jayden Hingley (WRCC) & Christian Patterson (WRCC) won bronze in the U17 Men’s C-2 1000M. Jarret Kenke (SRCC), Mykel Kowaluk (SRCC), Daniel McCullough (SRCC) & Shawn Mydan (SRCC) won bronze in the Open Men’s K-4 200M. Also competing at the Nationals were the following paddlers from the province; Ethan Caskey   (SRCC) Tomas Patterson (WRCC) Kyle Jackson (WRCC) McKenzie Millar (WRCC) Zoe Neiser(WRCC)  Aysha Sparrowhawk (WRCC) Mattea Patterson (WRCC) Athletes are looking forward to August of 2019 when they are competing at the Canadian Sprint Nationals in Regina at Wascana Lake.  ...

CKS Strategic Planning Survey

HI Everyone   Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan is in the process of gathering information for our Strategic plan for the next 3 years. As part of that process we have developed an information gathering questionnaire and ask that you fill out the survey.  Please forward the link to your membership so we can hear from them too. The survey will only take 8-10 minutes of your time & the link will be available till September 12-2018 at 4pm.   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W99X7HD Thanks for your help in our...

Daniel McCullough finalist for Sask Sport Athlete of the Month-June

Sask Sport Inc. Announces the June Athlete of the Month Award Recipient   Maximus Litzenberger of Saskatoon is the recipient of the Sask Sport Inc. June Athlete of the Month Award. He was nominated by Judo Saskatchewan.   Litzenberger won a gold medal at the Canada Cup – Pan America Judo Competition in Montreal, QC. This competition featured 400 athletes from 20 countries. Due to his success, Litzenberger earned a G level standard which qualifies him to compete at international events as part of the Judo Canada Team.   The other outstanding nominees were:   Bailey Hargreaves, Saskatoon, Synchro – placed eighth at the Espoir Nationals Duet Meet and competed at the National Team Trails, where she was named to the National Team. She is the first 13-15 aged Saskatchewan athlete to qualify for the National Team in several years. Daniel McCullough, Saskatoon, Canoe Kayak – finished seventh in the Junior K1 500m, 12th in the Junior K1 1,000m, 15th in the Junior K1 200m, and third in the Junior K2 1,000m at the National Team Trials #3. He is now ranked third in 16-and-under male kayakers in Canada and was named to the Canadian Junior National Team. Courtney Hufsmith, Saskatoon, Athletics – finished 23rd and set a personal best at the PTF High Performance Track Meet in Portland, OR. She also finished first at the Stumptown Twilight in Portland and set a Saskatchewan Athletics record; and placed second at the Harry Jerome International Track Meet in Burnaby, BC, where she broke the record again. Aaron Higgins, Regina, Special Olympics – set person best lifts in four out of...

K1 Fighter 75 Sprint Racer For Sale

For Sale PLASTEX K1 Fighter 75 sprint racer, size Medium. Bought new in 2014 – good condition. Includes travel cover and custom seat. Blue and white. Small repair. Asking $2000 OBO. Used at Trials in Georgia. Call or text me at 306-551-6837. Or email me at...

The Outdoor Channel is looking for paddlers to join The Brigade!

We are combing the continent (Canada and USA) in search of brave men and women to join the ultimate adventure!! Our application site is now open and we’re hoping that either yourself or anyone you may know within the Saskatchewan Canoe Association Community might be interested in applying?     A little about the show: The Brigade will retrace an epic 2600-mile fur trade route. This historic route links waterways from the coast of Oregon to the icy shores of Hudson Bay – all self-navigated – all self-propelled.   This is an expedition that can’t be tackled alone. THE BRIGADE must work together to survive, battling fierce whitewater, portaging over mountains, hunting and fishing for sustenance. Every team member is crucial to success.   There are no eliminations. This cooperative competition relies on collective strength to hang on against the odds. Those who complete the expedition in the time allotted will share the prize money.   We need adventurers: · With expedition experience · Strong paddling skills · Multi-skilled in outdoor abilities · Possess willpower, strength and determination · Ready to take on an epic cross-continent expedition that has not been attempted in 150 years   There is more info at THEBRIGADETV.COM. You can click through and check out our application.   Attached is our casting notice and you can also find more information on our Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/TheBrigadeTV/  ...

Job Opportunity! SASKATOON RACING CANOE CLUB – DEVELOPMENT COACH (SUMMER 2018)

Saskatoon Racing Canoe Club (SRCC) is seeking an energetic, positive and engaging Coach to lead its Development Programs in the May to August period. The successful candidate will be committed to growing the SRCC membership base, increasing participation rates in all SRCC programs and delivering all programs with the safety, health and well-being of every participant as the priority mandate. The Development Coach will work on a full-time basis under the day-to-day direction of the Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan Provincial Coach – North (CKS PC-N). The CKS PC-N acts as the SRCC Coaching Lead and is responsible to the SRCC Executive Committee for all SRCC sprint racing programs. The Development Coach role will be attractive to individuals who have strong organizational and interpersonal skills, are comfortable leading others, seek increasing levels of autonomy and responsibility, and possess an entrepreneurial spirit.   ROLE:    SRCC Development Coach TERM:   Full-Time – 40 hours/week for 16 weeks from May 7 to August 19. The successful candidate will work split shifts from Monday to Saturday and will work up to seven weekends at Prairie Division regattas. Most regattas will be staged outside of Saskatoon. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Coaching Certifications: Respect in Sport, Ethical Decision Making, Canoe Kids, ELCC Experience: Three years of coaching experience with one year in a program leadership role. RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES: Leading SRCC’s Community & School Outreach programs at the SRCC boathouse and in communities in close proximity to Saskatoon. (Primarily in May and June.) Leading the SRCC Introductory Learn-To Program team of instructors. Leading SRCC’s Competitive, Learn to Race and Novice racing programs in the daily training environment and...