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August 27, 2014

Paddlers from the Balmy Beach Canoe Club helped maintain the club’s lead in Ontario Cup point standings with solid performances at the Ontario Championship Regatta in Ottawa on Aug. 9 and 10. Paddlers finishing in first place included Nick Matveev in men’s U17 K-1 1000m and men’s U17 K-1 200m; Lucas Turnbull in men’s U15 […]

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Beach swimmer medals at indigenous games

Beacher Emma Kinsella was one of around 4,000 young athletes who travelled to the North American Indigenous Games in Regina in late July. She was invited to swim for Team Ontario, which won the swimming competition. She won six medals at the event, two as part of relay teams, and four individual races, including silver […]

Big water rowers race at Balmy Beach

Most rowers like their water flat, but not Samuel Lavoie. Watching half-metre waves plow up Balmy Beach after the opening heat of Ontario’s first coastal rowing regatta, Lavoie was all smiles. Steady wind promised even bigger surf for the 6 km final. “I came today because they said it would be really windy this afternoon, […]

ABYC hosts LYRA regatta

Watch the waters off Ashbridges Bay this weekend and you might see World Cup and Olympic-level boats under sail. For the fourth time since 1987, the Ashbridges Bay Yacht Club is hosting the LYRA regatta – a 130 year-old contest that brings sailors from across Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River, and the east end […]

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