Paddle Pod

Paddle Pod

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Welcome to the Paddle Pod, where we cover all things paddlesport. Hosted by Olympian Andrew Russell with the ADCKC.
Big Year Ahead for Canoeist Sloan MacKenzie
Mar 29 • 22 min
We chat with Sloan MacKenzie from Florida training camp. She shares the training load she’s taking on, her approach to positive training, and her hopes and aspirations for the 2019 season. Definitely worth a listen! Special thanks to episode and ADCKC…
# 14 with Maskwa Head Coach Jon Pike and star canoeist Andrew Billard
Mar 15 • 27 min
When Jon Pike started coaching he was an ambitious athlete turned coach looking to build the sport and invest his energy in supporting developing athletes. Fast forward 10+ years and he’s built a system at Maskwa Aquatic Club that’s won two national…
Exciting Paddling Announcements in Sackville
Feb 28 • 22 min
On this episode of the Paddle Pod we talk to two canoe sport enthusiasts who have a big vision for how the sport of canoe kayak can grow in Sackville at the Sack-a-wa Canoe Club.
ADCKC Club Fitness Championships
Feb 20 • 6 min
Talking club fitness championships. How the event unfolded, the excitement, the title winner, and more. Plus ADCKC is hiring in case you are interested.
# 11 with Kevin McIntyre
Jan 21 • 6 min
We chat with new ADCKC coach Kevin McIntyre for a quick rundown on his new role, approach to coaching, and why the East Coast is as friendly as advertised.
# 10 exciting 2019 ahead!
Jan 18 • 6 min
A quick rundown of some things to get excited about for the 2019 season. We briefly mention Olympic qualifier, Olympic hopes, Pan Am Games, Just Paddle It, volunteering and more.
# 9 with Olympic Medalist Mark de Jonge
Dec 21, 2018 • 19 min
How do you bounce back from a disappointing Olympics, and continue to pursue your dream of winning Olympic Gold? Mark de Jonge shares what he’s got in store for the next couple of years.
#8 talking 2019 Resolutions
Dec 19, 2018 • 11 min
Host Andrew Russell talks you through a list of 2019 resolutions on how to set yourself up for your best year yet.
#7 with Olympic Champion and SUP Leader Larry Cain
Dec 11, 2018 • 54 min
Imagine racing for Olympic Gold and knowing it was your day. Larry Cain shares his lifelong experiences with paddle sport. Here are some highlights: 00:00:49 - Winter paddling. 00:02:45 - Early start in canoeing. 00:08:15 - Remembering John Wood and the…
# 6 with Canoe Athlete Craig Spence
Nov 27, 2018 • 19 min
Craig Spence rejoins us to break down a recent National Team training camp in Florida with Team Canada. We talk motivation, training, team camaraderie, and March Madness analytics. Another great episode, and a big thanks to Lake City Cider and Made With…
# 5 with Coach Jeff Houser
Nov 23, 2018 • 14 min
After a trip to Potlotek, Nova Scotia to do some testing with youth from the community, Jeff talks about the experience as well as dryland testing ideas.
#4 with World Champion Katie Vincent
Nov 9, 2018 • 38 min
We chat with world champ and the ever-energized Katie Vincent about the road to 2020, how she got into canoeing, and what her role as a leader on the team feels like. Special thanks to our sponsor Made With Local for supporting this episode and the sport.
# 3 with Kayaker Lissa Bissonette
Oct 26, 2018 • 25 min
Pointe Claire Canoe Club athlete Lissa Bissonette joins the Paddle Pod. We discuss a building year, A finals, team cohesion, getting over the hurdles and bouncing back, metrics and journaling, Alpha dog leadership, and much more. Have a listen. Follow her…
# 2 with canoeist Craig Spence
Oct 23, 2018 • 6 min
We sit down and have a quick chat with rising canoe star Craig Spence. After a breakthrough season with a few ups and downs, Craig shares what’s happening now, and reflects on 2018 to date. This is a short but meaningful conversation.
#1 ADCKC Year In Review 2018
Oct 19, 2018 • 6 min
We chat with Jeff Houser (the technical director with ADCKC) and talk what’s happened and what’s to come.