Event Summaries

Another World Sprints is in the books for Canada!   This year we had 7 paddlers commit  travel to Rio De Janerio and represent Canada.   And represent they did collecting 5 medals.  Congratulations to Alex Vanderham, Lorene Archdekin, John Roberts, Terry Curtis, Dean Dogherty, Doug Kazakoff and Jack Coldwell.   Full results of the 5 days can be found here  2014 Rio World Sprint results.

Lynda Roberts was also there as Race Director for Rio World Sprints.    Canadian spirit was well represented when the group finished with their races, they took on volunteer duties to assist the sprint officials.  Canada Rocks eh?

  • Alex Vanderham –  Golden Master V1 – Silver
  • John Roberts – Master 70+ V1 – Gold
  • Golden Master Men 500m  -V6 – Gold
  • Golden Master Men 1000m – V6 – Gold
  • Senior Master Men 1000m – V6 – Bronze

Next up IVF World Sprints 2016 Australia – May 2016.   Watch this website for upcoming information on how to register your ‘ Intent To Compete’


Well Done Canada !

On behalf of CORA, we would like to extend our deepest thank you to the Calgary Canoe club, Organizing committee, volunteers, Team Canada, and our paddling community for a successful, […]

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Congratulations Team Canada 2012

Time trials have come and gone and close to 280 paddlers attended to via for a seat on the 2012 World Sprints Team.  We are seeing our highest level of […]

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Our first Adaptive Crew!

Canadian Outrigger was proud to have it’s first disabled crew participate in the Hilo World Sprints in 2004. As of August 1st, 2008, Adaptive paddling is a full medal event […]

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2010 New Caledonia

In May 2010, New Caledonia brought the best competitors to Noumea. Canadian’s trained to compete, came to win, and win they did! Congratulations! Forty Six athletes attended the 14th World […]

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2008 California

Congratulations Team Canada for bring 15 medals back from Sacramento 2008 World Sprints! Congratulations Team Canada Master Women on your world record at Sacamento: Kamini Jain – False Creek Racing […]

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2006 New Zealand

2006 – 12th Annual World Sprints in Lake Karipiro, New Zealand * Bronze in Golden Master’s V1 500m – John Roberts, Calgary. * Bronze in the 500m V12 Golden Master […]

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2005 World Master Games

World Masters Games has been a good experience and an international event. All that I was hoping for. The marathon races had attendees from Canada, USA, Denmark, Poland, Sweden, Russia, […]

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2004 Hilo, Hawaii

2004 – 11th Annual World Sprints in Hilo, Hawaii * 7th overall * Bronze in Golden Master’s V1 500m – John Roberts, Calgary. * First year for disabled V12. * […]

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Canada’s Sprint Legacy

2002 – 10th Annual World Sprints in Bora Bora, Tahiti * 5th overall * Rosemary Henry – Bronze in the Senior Masters V1 500m * Gold in Womens Masters V6 […]

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