Last week, we celebrated our outstanding athletes and community at our annual Balmy Beach Canoe Club (BBCC) Awards Banquet. We honoured 25 exceptional individuals, each bestowed with well-deserved awards for their outstanding sportsmanship, unwavering club spirit, remarkable performance improvements, and awe-inspiring achievements. Join us as we delve into the triumphs that defined this year's BBCC Awards Banquet, where passion and excellence converged to create lasting memories.
Congratulations to all of our award winners:
Most Improved U14 Award
Special Olympics Award
Most Points at CANMAS Award
Most Improved Paddler Award
Boat Care Award
Margaret Bailey (Volunteer of the Year) Award
Carl Trinier (C15) Award
Russ Dunn (Club Spirit, Initiative, Sportsmanship) Award
Jim Mossman (Outstanding Service and Contribution) Award
Harriers (Most Outstanding Crew Boat Performance) Award
Open Men's K4 200 (Nationals): Cameron Low, Kyle Jackson, Lucas Stein, Nick Matveev
We would also like to thank our fantastic coaches—Hunter George, Nigel Rockett, Elliot Smith, Natalie Smith, and Grace Rockett. Their dedication has truly made a difference for our athletes this past year. We also want to express our gratitude to our Commodore, Eleanor McIntyre, and our Board of Directors who contribute to the success of our club. Lastly, thank you to all of our community members and eager volunteers who have contributed to our 2023 season!