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EOD Athlete Testing in Ottawa

posted Feb 27, 2010, 11:46 AM by Graeme Lind   [ updated May 19, 2010, 5:55 PM by Heather MacIntosh ]
On January 30, approximately 35 paddlers from the Carleton Place, Ottawa River and Rideau Canoe Clubs gathered in Ottawa to participate in the inaugural EOD Athlete Testing. 

Beginning at Carleton Heights School, the athletes performed various fitness tests, including a twenty-meter shuttle run (aka the “beep test”), a two-minute pushup test and several other tests evaluating core strength, agility, and upper/lower-body power. The group then continued to the Carleton University pool where they completed a 300m-swim test!