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Rankings from the 2016 wild whitewater slalom canoe competition

The 36th Gull River Open Canoe Slalom Race took place September 10 and 11 at the Minden Wild Water Preserve.

The annual race draws competitors who paddle 18 to 24 gates through rapids. The top five competitors in each category are below. See full results here. 

The Minden Wild Water Preserve Work Weekend takes place October 15 and 16.

Women’s Solo

  1. Willa Mason 3:03

  2. Stef McArdle  3:29

  3. Sabine Bernal 5:42

  4. Connie Bartha 6:19

  5. Melissa Davies  11:24

Men’s Solo

  1. David Humphrys 2:35

  2. Bill Kirkland 2:48

  3. Paul Mason 2:49

  4. Matthew Cays 2:59

  5. Kevin Farrell 2:59

Two canoeists race on the Gull River

Photo: Colin Moneypenny

Men’s Legend

  1. Alan Sutton 3:40
  2. Peter Kopp 3:45
  3. Greg Konighaus 4:02
  4. James Vermeulen 4:02
  5. Bruce Bocking 4:11

Women’s Masters Solo

  1. Jeanette Ettel 4:29
  2. Connie Bartha 5:09
  3. Jess Sherman 5:37

Men’s Masters Solo

  1. Andy Convery 2:55
  2. Bill Kirkland 2:59
  3. Kevin Farrell 3:23
  4. Patrice Lamothe 3:26
  5. Jordi Foster 3:28

Women’s Under The Hill

  1. Willa Mason 3:20
  2. Stef McArdle 3:23
  3. Melissa Davies 7:54

Men’s Under The Hill

  1. David Humphrys 2:38
  2. Marc Godbout 2:48
  3. Ian Ritchie 3:10
  4. Pablo Vermeulen 3:32
  5. Ken MacDiarmid 3:39

Mixed Tandem (Open)

  1. David Humphrys/Steph Seiberras 3:11
  2. Willa Mason/Paul Mason 3:16
  3. Jamie Guptill/Jeanette Ettel 3:29
  4. Ken MacDiarmid/Stef McArdle 3:50
  5. Matthew Cays/Maureen Bretz  3:55

Women’s Tandem (Open)

  1. Stef McArdle/Hannah Pham 5:01
  2. Sabine Bernal/Stephanie Seiberras 7:59

Two canoeists race on the Gull River

Photo: Colin Moneypenny

Men’s Tandem (Open)

  1. Graeme Mitchell/Eren Howell 3:33
  2. James Vermeulen/Pablo Vermeulen 3:48
  3. Paul Mason/Bill Kirkland 3:56
  4. Ken MacDiarmid/Jake Fell 4:23
  5. Peter Kopp/Greg Konighaus 4:26

Youth/Senior Tandem

  1. Andy Convery/Benny Convery 3:58
  2. Graeme Mitchell/Ramona Mitchell 4:58
  3. Jordi Foster/Wyatt Foster 5:07
  4. Erin Howell/Dylan Howell 5:36

Junior/Senior Tandem

  1. Pablo Vermeulen/Kieran Yee 3:55
  2. Mike Yee/Kieran Yee 4:57
  3. Charles Pelletier/Zack Pelletier 7:42
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