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Stanton Collins

Canoe/Kayak

Events/Disciplines: Sprint Kayak – K1, K2 & K4; Marathon – K1 & K2
Hometown: Gainesville, Georgia
Birthdate: 6/23/1994
School: North Hall High School, Gainesville, Georgia
Club: Lanier Canoe & Kayak Club

Recent Results

  • 2013 National Championships: 1st in K2 200m with Chris Miller
  • 2013 Junior World Championships: 14th in U-23 K2 200m, 14th in U-23 K2 1000m

Career Highlights                 

  • 2009, 2010 & 2011 US Junior Marathon Team Member
  • 2010 & 2011 US Junior National Team Member
  • 2011 Sprint World Championship in Brandenburg, Germany
  • 1st Jr. K1 1000m – 2011 National Championships
  • 1st Jr. K2 1000m – 2011 National Championships
  • 1st Jr. K1 5000m – 2011 National Championships
  • 1st Jr. K2 200m – 2011 National Championships
  • 2nd Jr. K2 500m – 2011 National Championships
  • 3rd Jr. K1 200m – 2011 National Championships
  • 3rd Jr. K4 1000m – 2011 National Championships
  • 4th Jr. K1 500m – 2011 National Championships
  • 2011 USACK Greg Barton Award – K1 1000
  • 1st in 2010  K2 Marathon Trials – Austin Texas
  • 1st in 2011 K1 Marathon Trials – Raleigh NC

Personal

In addition to Stanton’s accomplishments in Kayaking, he is also an accomplished Boy Scout becoming an Eagle Scout in 2010.    Stanton started paddling when he was about 10 years old and has competed in 3 World Championships and 6 National Championships and has held a number of National Titles.  Stanton has had the opportunity to compete and medal in a number of international sprint events in France, Romania, Germany, New York and Nova Scotia.

Stanton is a High School Senior at North Hall High School.   He was named to the Greater Hall County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Hall County 2012 Class and is also an Honor student participant in the 2012 Honors Mentorship Program.  Stanton has an older sister, Elizabeth, and three dogs Cleo, Boo and Penny.

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