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Colorado - Supporting GB Athletes

Colorado supported athlete, Eilidh Gibson, shines in Europe.

Read more at GB Canoeing and in the Herald.

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Eilidh Gibson and Rachel Houston, along with Kim Woods, recently won Bronze in the C1 Women Team event at the Junior Worlds 2013 in Liptovsky.












Andrew Houston, along with Tom Abbott and Sam Ibbotson, won Silver in the C1 Men team event at the Junior Worlds 2012 in Wausau.















Eilidh Gibson is a Canoe Slalom Athlete and is in the U23 & Senior GB team.

May 2014 - Eilidh progressed throuh to the final at the Senior Europeans in Vienna and came 5th at the age of only 18 and was part of the C1W team that came 1st in the team event.

April 2014 - Eilidh came 6th at the U23 Worlds in Australia.

March 2014 - Eilidh was selected to the U23 & Senior GB team.

July 2013 - Eilidh won a bronze medal in the C1 womens team event at the Worlds in Liptovsky.

June 2013 - Scottish Schools C1 Women Junior Champion

April 2013 - Eilidh was selected for the junior GB team and a named reserve for the U23 team.

Sep 2012 - Junior 18 Scottish C1 Women Champion

Sep 2012 - Eilidh won a bronze medal in the U23 C1 Women team event at the Europeans in Solkan.

July 2012 - Eilidh won a bronze medal in the U23 C1 Women team event at the Worlds in Wausau.

April 2012 - Eilidh was selected to the junior 18 GB team



Andrew Houston is a Canoe Slalom Athlete and is in the GB U23 team.

March 2014 - Andrew was selected into the GB U23 team to compete in Skopje, Macedonia in C2.

June 2013 - Andrew is currently ranked as 4th U23 C2 in the UK & 7th U23 C1 Man in the UK, 2nd C2 crew in Scotland & top C1 man in Scotland.

April 2013 - Andrew is a named reserve in C2 for the GB U23 team. (This year Andrew moved from J18 to U23, which is a big jump and also started university which also had an impact on training).

April 2013 - At senior selection Andrew & Michael had a fantastic race where they hit senior percentages, finishing only 7 seconds behind the current Olympic champions.

Sep 2012 - Scottish Junior 18 Champion C2

July 2012 - Andrew won a silver medal in the C1 mens team at the worlds in Wassau.

June 2012 - Scottish Schools Junior 18 Champion in C1 and C2

April 2012 - Andrew was selected to the junior 18 GB team in C1 & C2. He is the first in Scotland to be selected in 2 classes to the junior GB team.



Rachel Houston is a Canoe Slalom Athlete and is in the Junior GB team.

April 2014 - Rachel came 6th in the finals at the Junior Worlds in Australia.

March 2014 - Rachel was selected into the GB Junior team.

July 2013 - Rachel won a bronze medal in the C1 womens team event at the Worlds in Liptovsky.

June 2013 - Rachel is currently ranked 2nd Junior 18 C1W in the UK and 1st Junior 18 C1W in Scotland.

April 2013 - Rachel was selected for the junior GB team.

March 2013 - She won Perth & Kinross Junior Sports Personality of the Year.

Oct 2012 - Rachel won UK Junior 16 C1 Women champs

Sep 2012 - Junior 16 Scottish C1 Women Champion

June 2012 - Scottish Schools C1 Women Junior Champion