Three through to Slalom semis

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Aug 15,2014(ISN) – AUGSBURG, GERMANY – Three members of Canada’s Canoe Slalom Team have advanced to
semi-finals after clearing preliminary heats at the fifth and final ICF Canoe Slalom
World Cup in Augsburg, Germany.

Ben Hayward of Edmonton, AB advanced in Men’s K1 with a 26th place finish in the
heats. Hayward’s top results this season have been seventh and ninth place finishes
in the final. He missed making the final last week but will shoot for a return to
the top-ten tomorrow.

Cameron Smedley of Dunrobin, ON was 25th in heats of Men’s C1. He has not been in
the World Cup final yet this year but and will attempt to get through tomorrow as he
has done in previous years.

Ottawa’s Alexandra McGee is also through to semi-finals after an eighteenth place
finish in heats of Women’s C1. This is McGee’s second World Cup of the season and
she placed 17th two weeks ago in La Seu d’Urgell, Spain.

David Ford of Edmonton and Michael Tayler of Ottawa also competed in the Men’s K1
heats. Ford finished 51st while Tayler was 58th.

In Women’s K1, Jessica Groeneveld of Innisfail, AB ranked 42nd. Jazmyne Denhollander
of Chilliwack, BC wound up in 46th and Ottawa’s Thea Froehlich followed in 47th.

World Cup 5 continues tomorrow and Sunday. Semi-finals and finals for all Canada
competitors take place on Saturday.

Summary of Results




Ben Hayward (Edmonton, AB)

Men’s K1

26th in heat (99.30)
Advanced to semis

Cameron Smedley (Dunrobin, ON)

Men’s C1

25th in heat (106.86)
Advanced to semis

Alexandra McGee (Ottawa, ON)

Women’s C1

18th in heats (140.11)
Advanced to semis

David Ford (Edmonton, AB)

Men’s K1

51st in heats (103.65)

Michael Tayler (Ottawa, ON)

Men’s K1

58th in heats (105.38)

Jessica Groeneveld (Innisfail, AB)

Women’s K1

42nd in heats (120.79)

Jazmyne Denhollander (Chilliwack, BC)

Women’s K1

46th in heats (124.03)

Thea Froehlich (Ottawa, ON)

Women’s K1

47th in heats (124.99)

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