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Ottawa XL Results

- Monday May 20, 2013
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The Ottawa XL went off this weekend with some serious competition amongst the athletes. Kayakers from around the world were fighting for their chance to qualify for the 2014 Whitewater Grand Prix. The event combined big wave freestyle with a high-water boater-x race. The best overall after the two events qualifies for the 2014 Whitewater Grand Prix.

Men's Top 10 Results:

1st Place: Dane O Jackson (USA)
*2nd Place (tie): Nicholas Troutman (CAN)
*2nd Place (tie): Kalob Grady (CAN)
*4th Place (tie): Ben Marr (CAN)
*4th Place (tie): Tyler Curtis (CAN)
*6th Place: Marcos Gallegos ( Whitewater Kayaker ) (CHL)
7th Place (tie): Tyler Fox (CAN)
7th Place (tie): Rush Sturges (USA)
9th Place: Mikael Hyla (FRA)
10th Place: Abel Thevenet (FRA)


Women's Results:

*1st Place: Nouria Newman (FRA)
*2nd Place: Katrina Van Wijk (CAN)
*3rd Place: Mariann Saether (NOR) (enroute to airport during photo)
4th Place: Katie Kowalski (CAN)

*Whitewater Grand Prix qualifiers

Photo credits: John Rathwell Photography

Click here to check out some awesome Whitewater Grand Prix videos and stay tuned for videos and more pics from this year's Ottawa XL!

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