Sponsors and Thanks

Paddle Net  

Sponsors of Draw Prizes

Western Canoeing & Kayaking

North Water Paddle Sports

Brooks Paddle Gear

Esquif Canoes

Nikki Rekman Sales

Werner Paddles

Kokatat Watersports Wear
Middleton's Specialty Boats

The Beaver Canoe Club


Special mention to Angela at Brooks who supported the race from the beginning, but has made some changes to their product lines and won't be continuing as a prize donor.

Seeking and collecting prizes from sponsors would be a great job for a new volunteer!

Other Thanks

Thanks to the T50 brain trust who take leadership roles and help improve the race every year:

    Heather, Denise, Einar, Linda, Brian, Karyn, Paul, Ellen, Neil, Alain, Anne, Rick, Gerry and others
    Lynne, Laura & Nikki from Western & Esquif/Kokatat/Werner
    The ministry staff, managers and operators of the forest rec sites
    The CCE - Rob, Shonnet, Jon, Al and crew

Photography used on this site - photos by various particpants and spectators.
 Thanks also to the recognizable people in the photos.  Please let me know if there is an image I shouldn't be using!

For helping to build initial interest - Roger Warnatsch & Allyson Philip and Ryan Mader (former national C-1 racer who gave a few of us a slalom clinic in 2006).

For their support in providing info from our "(big) sister race" - Gull River Open Canoe Slalom: Mark Scriver and Carole Westwood.

Thanks for the advice and support received on the Internet discussion boards at Canadian Canoe Routes and CBoats:


And to all the participants who promote the T50 and contribute support, ideas and who volunteer on race weekend to help with set-up, registration, rope throwing and more.


Updated 5 Sep, 2014