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2019 EDITION:   coming soon

TWO ROWER CANOE (C2) IS THE OLDEST RACE OF LA CLASSIQUE. 

 

THE BOAT MUST FOLLOW THE STANDARDS OF THE NORTH-AMERICAN CIRCUIT.

Since 1934, C2 is the pillar discipline of La Classique Internationale de Canots de la Mauricie. The two brothers, Serge and Claude Corbin, as well as Irwin Peterson, Andrew Triebold and Steve Lajoie, are recognized as legends of this competition. They made La Classique history by repeatedly winning this challenging race. Furthermore, La Classique is the last step of the Triple Crown. The Saint-Maurice river remains a major challenge for these athletes.

THE FOUR ROWER CANOE (C4) IS A 2017 ADDITION AND BRINGS A NEW CATEGORIE AT THE CLASSIQUE.

A demonstration sport in 2016, the category has rapidly gained in popularity. Halfway between a two-person canoe and a Rabaska, the C4 gives the Classique internationale de canots de la Mauricie an additional event option that can be held on the magnificent Saint-Maurice River.

 

A NEW 2015 ADDITION

 

KAYAK WITH ONE AND TWO ROWERS 

BOAT ANSWERING THE INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS

La Classique welcomes for the second year the canoe-kayak K1 and K2, a discipline that will strengthen the international area. These experienced athletes will participate in sprints and in three mythical phases of La Classique, confronting themselves to the past grand performances.

LONG BOAT WITH EIGHT ROWERS AND A COXSWAIN

BOAT 25 FEET LONG

Rabaska R9 raises a real craze within canoeists. As a discipline of the competition, R9 is now an integral part of La Classique Internationale de Canots de la Mauricie. This year, more than ten Rabaskas will challenge the Saint-Maurice River waters along its 125 miles.

 

PADDLE BOARD – SOLO OR TEAM OF 2 – 37 km

For the 85th edition, the Classique team introduces a new popular discipline: The paddle board. It is now possible to register in solo or in team of 2 to go through the third and final stage of the competition. In addition, all types of boards are accepted. Take the challenge of the St-Maurice river now!

NEW: OUTRIGGER – IN EXHIBITION

 

In solo, team of 2 or team of 6

The 18 km race on the St-Lawrence river will link the north and south banks of this majestic river.

KAYAK 37 KM

For all types of kayak – Amateur or Pro

 

CLASSIQUE INTERNATIONALE DE CANOTS DE LA MAURICIE
253, 3e rue de la Pointe
C.P.1, Suite 207
Shawinigan (Québec)
G9N 6T8

Phone : 819 537-9221
Fax : 819 537-6392
info@classiquedecanots.com

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