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Nolan Tomaselli

Organization Canoe Kayak BC
Stage Learning to Compete
Coach Patrick Dann/Rhys del Valle
Age 17
Hometown Victoria
Achievements 1. Qualifying for 2018 Sprint Nationals

2. Making the provincial team

3. Running a personal best 1500 meter
Goals 1. Qualify for Nationals in K-1 and team boats

2. Achieve under 40 seconds in the k-1 200m

3. Take part in Canada Games
Story When I started in this sport, I was an older kid who was a bit taller than the other kids who started kayaking, so the entry level boats that my club had didn't fit me properly. Despite that, I kept persevering through that adversity and every time I tipped, I just got right back into my boat. That same year, I went to my first B.C Cup and saw the competitive side of the sport and fell in love with the atmosphere. I wouldn't be where I am now had I not persevered through the beginning stages of my sport.
Posted December 13, 2018
Grant received April 20, 2019

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