Jason Rusu

Jason Rusu learned to paddle and race sprint kayak in Saskatoon Saskatchewn and is the first athlete from that province to be named to the Canadian team. Jason competed for Canada at the 1992 Summer Olympics in K-2 500m and 1000m in Barcelona Spain. He also completed in K-2 and K-4 at several world cup and world championships from 1990 - 2003. His best international result was 9th in the K-4 500m event at the World Championships in Gainesville, Georgia. 

Jason is an NNCP Level 3 Certified Competitive Coach and has coached at the following Sprint Canoe and Kayak clubs:

Saskatoon Racing Canoe Club - 1988-1989

Burnaby Canoe And Kayak Club - 1994/95

False Creek Racing Canoe Club -1996/97

Regional Coach - Canoe Racing BC - 1996/97

Calgary Canoe Club - 1997 - 2000/2003-2005



Our Sponsors

Thank you to the Nelson Athletic Association for the loan of Buoy markers to set up
our sprint distance courses! And thank you to Hellman Canoes and Kayaks for their continued support of our sprint team with boat repairs and Tech apparel ware!