The Dominica Canoeing & Kayaking Association (DCKA) held its’ first event this past Sunday 2nd of December, 2018 at Mero beach.
Seven (7) teams and seventeen (17) individuals competed for trophies and prizes. The winners are listed below.
1st place, Aaron Viville & Talmon Lucien (team Iouacoulou sweetness)
2nd place, Kendell Burton & Simon Joseph
3rd place, Kerri Christopher & Abigail Lucky
Individual races – Women:
1st Kerri Christopher
2nd Abigail Lucky
3rd Christie Darroux
Individual races – Men:
1st Bram Sanderson
2nd Talmon Lucien
3rd Winston Joseph
The Membership of the Dominica Canoeing and Kayaking association (DCKA) wish to express appreciation to all who in one way or another, contributed to the successful hosting of the DCKA’s first “Sprint Kayak Races” event, held at the Mero Beach on Sunday 2nd December, 2018.
Special thanks to the Mero Enhancement Committee for Partnering with the DCKA on the staging of the Event. As well as the presenting sponsors, The Office of the Prime Minister and The Dominica Olympic Committee, our other sponsors including Big Edge, Digicel, NBD, Springfield Trading, S-Mart, NP, Jungle Bay Resort, Q95, ACS, the Ministry of Tourism, Discover Dominica Authority, Fisheries Division, DBS, Kubuli, PAYS, the Police Force, Fine Foods Inc., the volunteers, athletes, the Kalinago contingent and patrons. Without your support this event would not have been possible!
With the support of fellow Dominicans, the DCKA will continue its efforts to develop the Olympic sport of Canoeing and Kayaking for competition and recreation, and make it part of not only our history and culture, but our future! Thank You!