For the second year in a row, Richmond Hill Canoe Club won the Ontario Winter Cup – Swim Meet on Sunday, December 9 at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre. Nine clubs from across Ontario participated in the first of two Winter OCup Series events.
Led by teammates Mark Khenkin, John Reid, John & Dominic Muthukumaraswamy, and Catherine Condinho, Richmond Hill finished with 95 points. Balmy Beach was 2nd overall with 79 points; Burloak 3rd with 69 points. Full results can be found here.
Many of the competitors also participated in the Ontario Team NextGen Training Camp in Mississauga on December 7th-8th. Ontario Team members completed paddle machine & paddle pool training, nutritional sessions, weight training, a 10km running time control, yoga and even went roller skating. Thanks to MCC for hosting us and camp coaches BBCC’s Peter Martinek, BCC’s Hunter George, CPCC’s Pat Lester, RCC’s Cheyanne and Reid Farquharson.
The final Ontario Winter Cup Series event, Ontario Winter Cup – Ski Loppet is scheduled for February 3, 2019 in Gatineau, QC.