The World Cup circuit begins May 20-22 in Racice, Czech Republic and concludes in Duisburg, Germany, May 27-29.
The following athletes qualified for the team at the USA Canoe/Kayak 2011 Sprint National Team Trials at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., April 22-23. For complete results, click HERE and see "Attachments".The athletes will participate in the upcoming World Cups, which mark the next steps in the process of naming the team for the 2011 World Championship and the 2011 Pan American Games, which are currently the only two events in which the U.S. can qualify boats for the London 2012 Olympic Games. However, Women's Double Kayak and Men's Canoe are non-Olympic events.
Luke Michael (Sydney, Australia/Hawaii)
Morgan House (Gainesville, Ga.)
Jake Michael (Sydney, Australia/Hawaii)
Pat Dolan (Kailua, Hawaii)
Rich Sprout (Costa Mesa, Calif.)
Ryan Dolan (Kailua, Hawaii)
Tim Hornsby (Atlanta, Ga.)
David Petrovics (Bethesda, Md.)
Carrie Johnson (San Diego, Calif.)
Krisztina Zur (Newport Beach, Calif.)
Maggie Hogan (San Diego, Calif.)
Jen Burke (San Diego, Calif.)
Kaitlyn McElroy (Oklahoma City, Okla.)
Ariel Farrar-Wellman (Bethesda, Md.)
Ben Hefner (Gainesville, Ga.)
Robert Finlayson (Gainesville, Ga.)
Alejandro Schwedhelm (Potomac, Md.)
The World Cup circuit begins May 20-22 in Racice, Czech Republic and concludes in Duisburg, Germany, May 27-29. Pacing the men at the team trials were identical twins Luke and Jake Michael. Luke placed first and third in Senior Men's K-1 1000m and 200m, respectively. Jake was not far behind, coming in at third and fourth in the 1000m and 200m, respectively. The duo teamed up to finish first and second in K-2 1000m and 200m, respectively. Morgan House placed no worse than third in all four events, including first in K-1 200m and second in K-1 1000m.