US Finishes Big at Worlds


IMG_3860Team USA Shines at Freestyle Worlds
US Paddlers Wins 4 Golds, 8 Total Medals The 2011 International Canoe Federation (ICF) Freestyle World Championships concluded this past weekend in Plattling, Germany with USA Canoe/Kayak athletes taking Gold Medals in four of the eight categories. Led by the record-setting performance of Dane Jackson (Rock Island, Tenn.), the U.S. Freestyle Team emerged as the top national team at the World Championships.

Jackson, 17, grabbed a total of four medals, taking gold in Men’s Junior Kayak, Men’s Kayak Squirt, and Men’s Canoe followed by a bronze in Men’s Open Canoe. Jackson’s three gold medals at a single Freestyle World Championships surpass the previous record of two.

Read more at USA Canoe and Kayak

Also Big Props to Devon Barker for Bringing home the Bronze in Squirt Boat! :D

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