Join the Olympic Club

An all-access community uniting and rewarding Team Canada fans – it’s free. Gain points, rewards and get email updates from your Canadian Olympic Team.

Athlete of the Week: Mark de Jonge

Athlete of the Week: Mark de Jonge

Mark de Jonge achieved a major “first” in his career this past week when he stood atop the podium at the third and final stop of the canoe-kayak sprint World Cup season in Poznan, Poland. Victorious in the K-1 200m, it was de Jonge’s first-ever World Cup gold medal as he edged out German Tom Liebscher by 0.144 of a second.

After skipping the first World Cup stop, de Jonge had recorded a sixth place finish at the second stop in Racice, Czech Republic. The Olympic bronze medallist had missed the entire World Cup tour in 2012 after dropping a dumbbell on his finger, rendering him unable to paddle for several weeks in advance of the London Games.

Next up for de Jonge are the second set of National Team Trials in Welland, ON, June 21-13. These will be used to finalize the Canadian team for the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships to be held in Duisburg, Germany August 28 to September 1.

Canadian Olympic Team Mark

By The Canadian Olympic Committee

By sharing our athletes’ stories, we inspire Canadians through the power of sport.

Olympic Club

Upcoming GamesSee All

Rio 2016

Rio 2016

History will be made in 2016 when Rio de Janeiro, Brazil hosts the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, marking the first time that a South American country will welcome the world to an Olympic Games. It is also just the third time that the Games will be held in the southern hemisphere, following Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.

Top Team Canada Fans

Al Redpath

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 77843 points
  • Earned this week: 5655 points

Kerri McGregor

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 60576 points
  • Earned this week: 4180 points

Ivy Tennis

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 48775 points
  • Earned this week: 2800 points

Clay Naslund

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 37416 points
  • Earned this week: 1945 points

Adam Kohn

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 36032 points
  • Earned this week: 1490 points

Michelle Chow

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 27108 points
  • Earned this week: 1259 points

Benn Wood

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 24760 points

Ian Duff

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 19100 points
  • Earned this week: 675 points

Website by zync.ca | Programmed by Trew Knowledge | Powered by WordPress.com VIP

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,280 other followers