Congratulations to Jenaya Massie (Kawana Waters Canoe Club) and Phoebe Wills-Grace (Kawana Waters Canoe Club) on being selected to compete at the Olympic Hopes regatta in Piestany Slovakia 14-16 September following their outstanding success at the Asia-Pacific Regatta,
The Athletes selected displayed exceptional performances during the Asia-Pacific Sprint Cup and throughout the most recent domestic season. It is expected the six athletes selected to the team are at a suitable development level and are capable of producing quality performances in September in both K1 and K2 events. The Olympic Hopes regatta is recognised as one of the pinnacle International Canoe Sprint events for under 15, 16 & 17 athletes. It is expected the best under 16 paddlers in the world, representing over 35 countries will be in attendance, therefore providing an exceptional high-level competition for Australia’s best under 16 athletes.
2018 Olympic Hopes Team
|Under 16 Women||Under 16 Men|
|Jenaya Massie (Qld)||Fletcher Armstrong (NSW)|
|Phoebe Wills-Grace (Qld)||Lincoln Loughry (SA)|
|Alisa van der Kwartel (NSW)||Jarrah Sheppard (NSW)|