Following is From the Hack’s preview of the men’s 2017 Canadian Olympic Trials taking place in Ottawa.  Our preview includes an interview with three-time World Champion and four-time Trials participant.  We also have interviews with representatives of several participating teams.  Scroll down the page for the various interviews.

Women’s Olympic Trials Preview – Click here

Men’s Trials Preview – Wayne Middaugh


Team Carruthers (Reid Carruthers)


Team Epping (John Epping)


Team Jacobs (Ryan Fry)


Team Koe (Brent Laing)


Team Laycock (Steve Laycock)


Team McEwen (Mike McEwen)


Team Morris (Jim Cotter)

The interview with Jim Cotter was done prior to the Pre-Trials


Team Bottcher (Brendan Bottcher)


Note: Team Gushue were preparing for the Olympic Trials and were unavailable for an interview


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