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Paddle BC aims to promote paddling activities around the province. Photo: Submitted by Paddle BC

Castlegar resident behind launch of Paddle BC initiative

Paddle BC is a non-profit cooperative marketing initiative

 

Brian Malfesi of Maple Ridge (front) will be honoured as a Hometown Hero. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge’s Malfesi to be honoured as a Hometown Hero

Sprint kayak competitor working toward Paris Olympics

 

Cassidy MacPherson has been competitively kayaking for over 5 years. (The News)

Maple Ridge kayaker brings home five medals in August

Cassidy MacPherson finished in podium positions at National Championships and Summer Games

 

James Manke has been “overwhelmed” by the local support he’s received since rolling new life into the town’s iconic The Wreckage building with a brand new kayak museum. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Traditional kayaking museum debuts in The Wreckage of B.C.’s wild West Coast

Manke at the Wreckage celebrating the building and use of traditional kayaks in Ucluelet

James Manke has been “overwhelmed” by the local support he’s received since rolling new life into the town’s iconic The Wreckage building with a brand new kayak museum. (Andrew Bailey photo)
Sprint kayaker Brian Malfesi, seen here competing with partner Vincent Jourdenais at the Tokyo Olympics, will be competing in the single 1000m event in Europe this month. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge sprint kayaker racing in Europe this month

Malfesi takes first place at national team trials in Nova Scotia

Sprint kayaker Brian Malfesi, seen here competing with partner Vincent Jourdenais at the Tokyo Olympics, will be competing in the single 1000m event in Europe this month. (Special to The News)
Langley’s Tiffany Orr recently captured this shot of tranquility on the water, while kayaking on Pitt Lake. (Special to The News)

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  • May 9, 2022
Langley’s Tiffany Orr recently captured this shot of tranquility on the water, while kayaking on Pitt Lake. (Special to The News)
Ron Paley took a kayak trip around Siwash Island, off the Pitt River near Grants Narrows. “With life’s turmoil, I find peace on the waters,” he shared. (Special to The News)

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  • May 17, 2021
Ron Paley took a kayak trip around Siwash Island, off the Pitt River near Grants Narrows. “With life’s turmoil, I find peace on the waters,” he shared. (Special to The News)
Cyclists guided this capsized kayaker to shore on Sunday. (Klamer Eggens/ Facebook)

Pitt Meadows photographer snaps cyclists helping capsized kayaker

Man was floating down chilly Alouette River clinging to newly purchased kayak for 30 minutes

Cyclists guided this capsized kayaker to shore on Sunday. (Klamer Eggens/ Facebook)
Cassidy MacPherson is one of the top young kayakers in the province. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge’s top young kayaker hasn’t stopped pushing herself

Cassidy McPherson has been training 20 hours a week to maintain her competitive trajectory

Cassidy MacPherson is one of the top young kayakers in the province. (Special to The News)
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