Balmy Beach paddlers clean up

Someone had better shore up the medals table when Balmy Beach Canoe Club celebrates its season on Nov. 8. The local canoe and kayak club won more medals than any other competing club at the national championships in Ottawa this August, a haul that included 11 gold, 18 silver and 25 bronze. Balmy Beach also […]

National medals for Balmy paddlers

Racing canoes and kayaks is thirsty work, but Balmy Beach paddlers got an extra big drink this month after bringing home the Ontario Cup. The provincial title caps a season when Balmy Beach Canoe Club shot from 16th to third nation-wide. “I don’t think we can ever do better than this,” said head coach Peter […]

Balmy Beach paddlers off to para worlds

Standing among the bright blue and yellow balloons flying at the Balmy Beach Canoe Club’s year-end rally, kayaker Draga Culjak said it’s easy to see why her club is fielding three of the six paracanoe athletes representing Canada this week at the World Championships in Duisburg, Germany. “You have to have a good coach, and […]