Canoeing in History

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1934-05-31 Bent Peter Rasch, Danish canoeist (Olympic-gold-1952), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1955-05-10 Bruce Hartzler, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1957-06-21 Vladimir Romanovsky, Slonim, Belarus, sprint canoer (Oly gld 1972), (d. 2013)
  • 1958-11-14 Lynda Lehmann, Karoonda Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
  • 1958-12-08 Wayne Dickert, slalom double canoe (Olympics-11th-96), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1959-04-17 David Hearn, slalom single canoe (Olympics-9th-96), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1960-05-01 Albert McDonald, Dartmouth NS, US canoe (alt-Olympics-96)
  • 1960-12-05 John Felton, Kyogle Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
  • 1961-05-27 John Lugbill, Wauseon Ohio, US canoeist/kayaker (Olympic-92)
  • 1961-07-12 Bruce Braman, Greene NY, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96)
  • 1963-03-20 Ramon Andersson, Middle Swan Australia, canoeist (Olympics-br-92, 96)
  • 1963-05-24 Horace Holden Jr, slalom double canoe (Olympics-11th-96), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1963-09-05 Brandon Krovoza, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1964-05-11 Drew Story, San Clemente California, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96)
  • 1964-08-01 Andrew Wilson, Australian canoeist (Olympics-16-92, 96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1965-03-20 Danielle Woodward, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1965-04-20 Jim Terrell, sprint canoe (Olympics-96), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1965-07-04 Shelley Oates, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1965-10-06 David Spaulding, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1966-01-13 Joseph Harper, Ventura California, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96)
  • 1966-04-05 Larry Norman, canoeist (Olympics-19-92, 96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1966-07-02 Blaise Rhodes, Berwyn Heights MD, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96)
  • 1966-07-22 Anna Wood, Roeumond Neth, Dutch/Australian canoeist (Olympics-88, 96)
  • 1966-09-11 Stewart Carr, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1967-02-03 Natalie Hunter, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1967-11-05 Grant Leury, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1967-12-28 Paul Lynch, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1968-04-14 Andrew Trim, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1968-08-27 Martin Lowenfish, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96)
  • 1969-01-31 Mathew Pallister, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1969-05-09 Renn Crichlow, canoeist (Olympics-8-92, 96), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1969-05-27 Francois Letourneau, St Jerome Quebec, canoeist (Olympics-96)
  • 1969-11-04 Katrin Borchert, Germany, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96)
  • 1970-01-01 Brian Morton, Wollongong Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
  • 1970-07-18 Margaret Langford, canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1970-08-28 Gavin Maxwell, Canadian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • 1970-10-07 Daniel Collins, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1970-12-31 Dan Howe, canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • 1971-05-07 Cameron McFadzean, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1971-06-03 Mark Parrish, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Columbia, Maryland
  • 1971-08-12 Jim Walker, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1972-01-08 Devlin Murphy, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1972-02-17 Richard MacQuire, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1972-03-04 Chris Borg, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Lexington, South Carolina
  • 1972-04-04 Jim Werland, Ventura California, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96)
  • 1972-07-04 Steve Giles, St Stephens New Brunswick, canoeist (Olympics-6-92, 96)
  • 1972-07-27 Clint Robinson, Brisbane QLD Australia, K-1 1k canoeist (Oly-bron-96)
  • 1972-12-28 Adam Clawson, Salt Lake City UT, slalom single canoe (Olympic-19th-96)
  • 1973-09-09 Peter Scott, Newcastle Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
  • 1973-12-01 Mia Farrance, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1974-06-28 Atilla Buday, Canadian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1974-07-24 Steve Bornhoeft, LaGrange Ill, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96)
  • 1975-04-24 Justin Boocock, Launceston Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
  • 1976-01-13 Vaclav Batlik, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Costa Mesa, California
  • 1976-04-23 Tamas Buday Jr, Canadian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1976-09-21 Adrian Olivo, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Arlington, Virginia
  • 1976-10-03 Nate Johnson, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1976-10-24 Yanda Nossiter, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1979-06-17 Cawey Schau, canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1982-05-05 Wouter D'Haene, Belgian flatwater canoer

Deaths in Sport

  • 2008-07-15 Gyorgy Kolonics, Hungarian canoeist, Olympics medalist. (b. 1972)
  • 2013-05-13 Vladimir Romanovsky, Soviet sprint canoer, dies at 56