Triple Crown of Canoe Racing

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Champions of the 2001 Triple Crown Canoe Racing, their second Triple Crown Championship in a row, Serge Corbin (L), 44, of St-Boniface de Shawinigan, Quebec, and Jeff Kolka, 42, of Grayling, Michigan

The Triple Crown of Canoe Racing (French: La Triple Couronne de Canots Long Parcours) is a canoe marathon series consisting of:

Competitors race in USCA C2 canoes. It is a popular spectator event. The competitors maintain a pace of 50 to 80 strokes per minute and the competition is intense. Athletes must complete portages at a running pace.[4]

The triple crown was established in 1992 and recognizes the performances by athletes who compete at all three races.[5][4][6]

Champions of The Triple Crown of Canoe Racing[edit]

  • 1992: Serge Corbin, Quebec & Brett Stockton, Michigan
  • 1993- 1995: Serge Corbin & Solomon Carriere, Saskatchewan
  • 1996-1999: Serge Corbin
  • 2000-2003 Serge Corbin & Jeff Kolka, Michigan
  • 2004 Andrew Triebold, Michigan & Steve Lajoie, Quebec
  • 2005 Matthew Rimer, Michigan
  • 2006 Andrew Triebold & Matthew Rimern
  • 2007 Matthew Rimer
  • 2008-2013: Andrew Triebold & Steve Lajoie
  • 2014 Andrew Triebold[4]
  • 2015 Mathieu Pellerin & Guillaume Blais

References[edit]

  1. ^ "General Clinton Canoe Regatta". Retrieved May 13, 2012.
  2. ^ "AuSable River Canoe Marathon". Retrieved May 13, 2012.
  3. ^ "La Classique internationale de canots de la Mauricie". Retrieved May 13, 2012.
  4. ^ a b c "Triple Crown of Canoe Racing". Retrieved May 13, 2012.
  5. ^ "www.classiquedecanots.com". Retrieved May 13, 2012.
  6. ^ "Triple Crown of Canoe Racing (facebook)". Retrieved May 13, 2012.

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