Kirkcaldy Canoe Club paddlers, Rachel Syme and James McKeown, recently
competed at the British Sprint Kayak Championships at the National Watersports
Centre in Nottingham in the colours of the Scottish Development Squad.
Other competitors over the weekend included many British Olympic paddlers
from London 2012 including Gold medallist Ed McKeever, the Bronze medal K2
pairing of Liam Heath and Jon Schofield and top British female paddler, Rachel
Rachel picked up a Gold medal in the Girls Under 16 1000m K4 race, Silver
medals in the K2 1000m, 500m and 200m races and a Bronze medal in the
individual K1 1000m.
James took part in his first season in the Under 18 level where he competed in
both K1 and K2 events.