Name: Casey Eichfeld
Sport: Canoe Kayak
Discipline(s): Canoe Slalom
Event(s): C1 Men and C2 Men
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 160lbs
DOB: 11/15/1989
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pa.
Hometown: Drums, Pa.
Team/Club: Potomac Whitewater Racing Center
Coach(es): Rafal Smolen
Olympic Experience
  • 2016 Olympic Games: 7th in Single Canoe (C1) and 10th in Doubles Canoe (C2) with Devin McEwan
  • 2012 Olympic Games: 14th in Single Canoe (C1)
  • 2008 Olympic Games: 11th in Doubles Canoe (C2) with Rick Powell
World Championship Experience
  • 2015 World Championships: 4th in C1 and 38th in C2 with Devin McEwan
  • 2014 World Championships: 19th in C1, 15th in C2 with Devin McEwan
  • 2013 World Championships: 32nd in C1, 23rd in C2
  • 2011 World Championships: 19th in C1, 36th in C2
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 World Cup Final: 3rd in C1
  • 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials: 1st in C1, 1st in C2 with Devin McEwan
  • 2015 U.S. National Team Trials: 1st C1, 1st C2 with Devin McEwan
  • 2015 Pan American Games: Gold in C1 and Gold in C2 with Devin McEwan
  • 2014 World Cup Final: 9th in C1, gold in Team C1 with Fabien Lefevre and Zach Lokken
  • 2014 U.S. National Champion C1
  • 2014 U.S. Team Trials: 2nd in C1, 1st in C2 with Devin McEwan
  • 2014 U.S. Open: 1st in C1
  • 2014 Oceania Championships: gold in C2, 24th in C1
  • 2013 Final World Cup Series Rankings: 18th in C1, 20th in C2
  • 2013 U.S. Slalom Team Trials: 1st in C1, 1st in C2
  • 2013 US Open: 2nd in C1
  • 2012 U.S. National Championships: 1st in C1, 2nd in C2 with Devin McEwan
  • 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials: 2nd in C1, 2nd in C2
  • 2011 Pan American Championships: 2nd in C1, 2nd in C2
  • 2011 World Championships: 19th (C1), 36th (C2)
  • 2011 National Championships: 2nd in C1, 3rd in C2
Personal: Hobbies include mountain biking, swimming, climbing...Parents are Steve and Kathy Eichfeld. Has one sister, Erin, and one brother, Devon...Offers paddling instructions with the American Red Cross...His role model is Jon Lugbill, because he inspired him with his career and his sportsmanship.