Paddling on the slough

About 25 paddlers competed in the Move for Health Flatwater Kayaking Race on the Hope Slough on Saturday.

  • Thu May 15th, 2014 12:00pm
  • Sports

Austin Atkins competes in the Move for Health Flatwater Kayaking Race on the Hope Slough on Saturday.

Above, Austin Atkins competes in the Move for Health Flatwater Kayaking Race on the Hope Slough on Saturday.

The event was hosted by the Chilliwack Centre of Excellence and the B.C. Recreation and Parks Association and was for kayakers of all skill levels, from beginners to pros. About 25 paddlers competed.

There were also slalom clinics in the morning taught by local whitewater racers and the Canadian National Team members who were in B.C. training for the world championships.