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Archery Canada’s Technical Leadership announces Recurve Team for the Salt Lake City World Cup

May 24, 2017
Archery Canada’s Technical Leadership announces Recurve Team for the Salt Lake City World Cup

OTTAWA, May 24, 2017 – Just after returning from Shanghai’s World Cup, and four weeks prior to the start of the third World Cup of the year in Salt Lake City, Utah, Canada is announcing a team of four Recurve men and one Recurve woman to compete for Canada. The high performance program’s Technical Leadership team for 2017 is comprised of Alan Brahmst (Performance Director), Joan McDonald and Shawn Riggs (National Training Squad Coaches), and Dick Tone (Technical Consultant).

Fresh off shooting a new Canadian women’s record of 652, and breaking her own former record of 648, Georcy-Stéphanie Thiffeault Picard will represent Canada in the women’s event, while Crispin Duenas will join three of the men who competed in Shanghai, Hamilton Nguyen, Conner Sorley and Brandon Xuereb.

The team in Salt Lake City will be lead by Joan McDonald and Dick Tone as the project lead coaches. Both McDonald and Tone are currently in Florida as technical leads at the first TOP training camp of the year, which has been integrated with the Gator Cup as a competition element.

Team Canada will arrive in Salt Lake City on Saturday, June 17th for 2 days of training prior to the start of the World Cup.  

For additional information on the Canadian Team, contact Mary MacDonald or visit

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Archery Canada is the National Sport Organization responsible for the promotion and development of the timeless sport of archery in a safe and ethical manner. Archery Canada supports the achievement of high performance excellence in archery in all categories and the development of a national archery infrastructure to promote archery participation across Canada in cooperation with the Provincial/Territorial Archery Associations.





Mary MacDonald, Executive Director,, 613-260-2113