05 April 2018
Following the Canoe Slalom, 2018, Junior, U23 and Senior Selection Series held at the Holme Pierrepont Centre and Lee Valley White Water Centre, Peter Linksted has qualified for the 2018 Great Britain Senior, U23 and Junior Teams in Canoe Slalom.
Peter put down dominant performances at Holme Pierrepont and Lee Valley, winning all four races, two at each location, in the under 18 British Junior Team Selection series. His best three results from four races counted and he ended up an impressive 10 seconds clear of the next competitor.
Peter will be part of the 2018 Great Britain Junior World Championship & Junior European Championship Team, competing in Ivrea, Italy in July. He will be in the C1M, canoe slalom class, with team mates Sam Maingay and Ben Haylett.
The British Canoeing website stated, “In winning by a margin of 10 seconds, Linksted maintained an unblemished run of four wins in four selection races.”
Peter Linksted’s Team GB, British Canoeing profile is alongside the greats of the sport, including Joseph Clarke MBE, Olympic champion, and can be seen by clicking here.
Pictured L to R. Peter Linksted, Ben Haylett and Sam Maingay.