Category: Alberta

  • Canadian Junior & Senior National Slalom Team Trials

    photo by Kelly Vanderbeek National slalom team trials for juniors, U23 and seniors were held in early May on the Kananaskis course in Alberta. Hunter is a cadet (under 15) so not eligible to make the junior team but we participated as a development experience. photo by Ric Matkowski There was a week of training ahead […]

  • Whitehorse Daily Star: Yukoners improve at canoe slalom national team trials

    FOCUSED – Hunter Vincent eyes the next gate during a kayak run at the national canoe slalom team trials on the Kananaskis River in Alberta last weekend. He was the first cadet in kayak over the weekend and finished second in canoe. Photo by KELLY VANDERBEEK Yukoners improve at canoe slalom national team trials At […]

  • 2550 km and 29 hours – the LONG road home…

    The Yukon is a beautiful, majestic place to call home. It is home to  36,000 people and has a bountiful population of wildlife (bears, moose and caribou being the most popular). What it isn’t is close – to ANYTHING… This makes driving home an epic adventure in itself. Many people google the distance and do the usual […]

  • Like coming home again… back in Kananaskis

    Our last stop before heading north has been a week in Alberta on the Kananaskis River. We spent close to a month on this river over July and August last year culminating in the Alberta Provincials in September. By the end of the summer it felt like our “home river”, where you know it really well […]

  • 12 years later…back in Alberta

    It was 12 years ago this August that Hunter launched himself into the world at the Mineral Springs Hospital in Banff. We left Alberta for the Yukon a year and a half later and have not really been back since. As part of our “Summer of Paddling” we have spent over a month in Alberta […]