On Tuesday, the Performance Paddlers of Lanier, a group of elite senior athletes from Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club, spoke to students at Mt. Vernon Elementary School.
They educated the kids on the sport of sprint canoe and kayak, the opportunities at LCKC and the big events coming up in the next six weeks, including the U.S. Olympic Trials and the Pan Am Games.
LCKC athletes will be competing in the U.S. Sprint Canoe and Kayak Olympic Trials at the Clarks Bridge Paddling Venue on Lake Lanier on April 29-30.
These athletes include Stanton Collins, Aaron Mullican, Alex McLain, Chris Miller, Ian Ross, Gavin Ross and Ben Hefner.