The 2022 ICF Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe World Champs are set to get underway in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, on Wednesday 3rd August.
Canoe Racing New Zealand has a team of 14 athletes competing across 12 events, representing one of our biggest World Championship contingents.
Nathan Luce, CRNZ General Manager – Performance, is excited to see the team in action after ‘an incredible training camp’ in Welland, Canada.
“The weather and hospitality here in Welland has allowed our athletes to train at an optimal level. Everyone is excited to get to the next phase- that is racing the world’s best in Dartmouth.
“I can’t wait to see the expression of that body of work unfold.”
The event will be live streamed on ICF’s YouTube channel, Planet Canoe with coverage to start at 1AM Thursday 4th August (NZST).
Please note, Day Two will start an hour earlier at 12AM on Friday 5th August (NZST).
Men KL2 200m | Scott Martlew
Two time Paralympian Scott Martlew will be the first New Zealander to race in this year’s World Champs.
Men KL3 200m | Corbin Hart
It is an exciting time for Corbin Hart, who makes his World Champs debut, after a fast rise in the sport.
Men VL3 200m | Peter Cowan
First racing on Day Two, this will be a third World Championship start for Peter Cowan in the V’aa (outrigger canoe) .
Women K1 200m, K1 500m | Lisa Carrington
With nine K1 Open World Championship titles already to her name, Lisa Carrington will compete in both the K1 200m and K1 500m events.
Men K1 200m, K1 500m | Ashton Reiser
Ashton Reiser will make his World Championship debut on Day One in the K1 500m, before backing up on Day Two in the K1 200m.
Men K1 1000m | James Munro
James Munro is making his World Championship debut in the K1 1000m event, following his A-final effort at the World Cup in Poznan.
Women K2 500m | Lisa Carrington and Alicia Hoskin
Lisa Carrington and Alicia Hoskin team up in the K2 for their first world champs together and look to back up their recent World Cup podium in this event.
Men K2 500m | Kurtis Imrie and Max Brown
Tokyo Olympians, Kurtis Imrie and Max Brown will be entering this year’s new Olympic distance for the K2.
Women K4 500m | Lisa Carrington, Alicia Hoskin, Olivia Brett and Tara Vaughan
K4 Olympians Lisa Carrington and Alicia Hoskin will be joined by World Championship debutantes Olivia Brett and Tara Vaughan and hoping to replicate their form which resulted in a silver medal at the World Cup in Poland.
Men K4 500m | Ben Duffy, Hamish Legarth, James Munro and Zach Ferkins
Ben Duffy, Hamish Legarth, James Munro and Zach Ferkins will all make their World Championship debuts on Day One.