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Ian Gaudet wins gold at 2021 National Championship

by Banook Canoe Club
Ian Gaudet

Ian Gaudet wins Michael Schaus Memorial Trophy

Competing August 23, 2021, in a tight finish with a time of 37.455, Ian Guadet takes first place, making him Canada's Junior Champion for U18 K1 200m sprints. The 2021 Sprint National Championships are being held in Mooney's Bay in Ottawa, Ontario. Over 1200 athletes and 40 Canadian sprint canoe clubs are being hosted by Canoe Kayak Canada at the Rideau Canoe Club.

More information at https://sprintnationals.canoekayak.ca/. Races are being live streamed on YouTube; tune in and cheer on your local club!

"MICHAEL SCHAUS MEMORIAL TROPHY U18 Men K1, 200m Introduced 2009 for the Juvenile Men K-1, 200m event which was discontinued and transferred in August 2013 to the U19 Men K-1, 200m event, then transferred in August 2019 to the U18 Men K-1, 200m event; donated by Laura Tupper-Ring and the Banook Canoe Club; in memory of Michael Schaus, member 2005 Junior World Team and 2005 Pan American Team, Banook coach and youngest ever board member." https://canoekayak.ca/trophies/

July 31, 2021 File photo (A. MacGillivary) above from National qualifiers on Lake Banook.