Curtis McGrath - Canoe Sprint World ChampionshipsThe Queensland Canoe Sprint Championships were held on the weekend at Lake Kawana with more than 100 athletes in action.

2014 Australian Para-canoe representatives Curtis McGrath, Amanda Reynolds and Susan Seipel got their seasons underway with some promising performances ahead of the selection races in the coming months.

McGrath demonstrated why he is the current TA V1 200 world champion winning his pet event in 50.39.

The 26-year-old won an additional two gold medals in the V1 500 and V1 1000 events.

Fellow TA athlete and Varsity Lakes’ paddler Glenn Pyne completed the K1 treble.

Like McGrath, fellow World Championship medallist Reynolds won three gold medals with victories in the LTA K1 200, K1 500 and K1 1000.

Susanne Seipel was the standout Para-canoe performer of the weekend though winning five gold medals.

The Brisbane Canoe Club paddler recorded wins in the TA K1 200, K1 500, K1 1000, V1 200 and V1 500 events.

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By Australian Canoe
Posted: 28/1/15