Nationals Newpaper Blurb – 8.13.09

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Lapointe wins bronze in kayak

The StarPhoenixAugust 13, 2009
Saskatoon kayaker Ben Lapointe won a bronze medal at the recent Canadian whitewater championships in Kananaskis, Alta.

Lapointe placed third in the cadet boys (13-and-under) down-river sprint. In slalom races the day before the main event, Lapointe won the C-1 competition and teamed with his younger sister, Sara, to place second in C-2.

Sara Lapointe won the novice girls’ C-1 and placed third in K-1, which was won by clubmate Taiya Jablonski.

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