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New U.S. paddler Fabien Lefevre (Bethesda, Md.) won the Bronze medal in the Men’s Kayak (K-1) Saturday at the 2013 Slalom World Cup No. 1. The two-time Olympic medalist for France improved from 16th after heats and 5th after the semifinals with a penalty-free final run time of 89.14, which was 2.03 seconds behind the Gold medalist Fabien Doerfler of Germany.
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“I’m still not really sure if it’s real. It’s been such a long process, not only with this process, but the process of going to the Olympics has been a dream forever. It’s amazing that it’s actually happening. I’m tripping out. I can’t believe it.”
After a four year cycle in which they battled each other, teammates and the world, Tim Hornsby (Atlanta, Ga.) edged out Ryan Dolan (Kailua, Hawaii) in the Men’s K-1 200m B Final Sunday to clinch the lone men’s sprint kayak slot at the 2012 Olympic Games.
The U.S. Junior Slalom Team will have a leg up on the competition heading into the 2012 ICF World U23 and Junior World Championships, July 11-15. Wausau, Wis. hosts both the World Championships and the U.S. Junior National Team Trials. The Trials concluded on Sunday, May 20 with 15 athletes named to the U.S. World Championships Team.
Maggie Hogan (San Diego, Calif.) and Kaitlyn McElroy (Oklahoma City, Okla.) wrapped up their successful weekend with a third place finish in the Women’s K-2 500m B Final. The Oklahoma City training partners turned in a time of 1:53.612, 1.264 seconds behind the race’s first place finisher.
USA Canoe/Kayak is pleased to announce the following athletes have been named to Team USA for the June 24 to July 9 Lake Placid Camp & Tour.
The Seattle Canoe & Kayak Club is pleased to host the 2012 USA Canoe/Kayak Sprint Nationals & Masters National Championships.
On behalf of USA C/K BODs and staff, I want to recognize and say thank you to our Sprint and Slalom officials.
Okawville native & Lady Rocket’s alumni, Colleen Hickey achieved a place on the medal podium at the USA Canoe/Kayak Olympic Team Trials this past weekend.
Congratulations to all athletes!
Nee was among 14 paddlers who qualified for the national team during three days of timed races at the center and will move on to competition at the Canoe Slalom World Cup in Cardiff, Great Britain.
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