Mike Vincent of Regina and Ivan English of Saskatoon are the recipients of the Sask Sport June Athlete of the Month Award. They were nominated by Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan.
The duo won the Yukon River Quest which featured 21 participants from five countries. This competition was a men’s tandem marathon canoe race from Whitehorse to Dawson City, Yukon – a distance of 715 km. They won the race with a time of 44 hours and 59 minutes, which was 6 hours and 43 minutes ahead of the next place finishers.
The other outstanding nominee was:
- Danny Klughart, Prince Albert, golf – finished tied for third at the Scotia Wealth Open Golf Championships in Nipawin, first overall at the Lobstick Open Golf Championships at Waskesiu Lake, first at the Lobstick Match Play at Waskesiu, and first at the Scotia Wealth Management Saskatoon Amateur Golf Championships.