Discipline/event: Kayak (K-4 500m and k-1 200m)
Hometown: Lake Echo, NS
Residence: Dartmouth, NS
Club: Orenda Racing Canoe Club
Coach: Csom Latorovszki
Sponsors: HBC, Canadian Athletes Now Fund
Education: Undergrad in Biology and International Development Studies at Dalhousie University
Interests: Hiking, reading, baking, sewing, building things, anything active!
Something you should know about me: Just bought my first house!
2009 World Championships - K-1 4 x 200m relay – 3rd
2009 World Championships - K-4 500m – 8th
4 World Cup tour medals
8 time national champion
Russell 5th at World Cup
May 21, 2013
De Jonge places sixth in K-1 200 metres Ben Russell of Dartmouth fashioned the province’s top result at the ICF World Cup canoe sprint tour in Racice, Czech Republic, on Sunday. Competing in the C-1 5,000 metres, Russell secured fifth place with a time of 23 minutes 27 seconds. Fellow Canadian Paul Bryant of Richmond… [read more]
@boxing_canada training camp in Montreal. Brody Blair (Pictou, NS) is in the ring. http://t.co/box67UWY40
4 days ago
Pleased to announce @big_steins (Jeremy Steinbach) as the new Provincial Strength and Conditioning Coach in Halifax! Welcome to NS, May 27!
4 days ago
Getting to Know our Atlantic Athletes! Learn more about @jcolley5 as she heads to SWNT tryouts this weekend!
6 days ago
Discipline/Event: Wheelchair Basketball Hometown: Fredericton, NB Club: Elm City Sports Club Coach: Jerry Tonella, national men’s wheelchair basketball team Significant Results: Two-time Paralympic gold medallist (2000, 2004) Paralympic silver medallist (2008) World Championships gold medallist (2006) Two-time Canadian National Championships MVP (2006, 2007) Two-time Sport NB Male Athlete of the Year (2001, 2004)