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Horace Holden

Canoe/Kayak

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Canoe Slalom, C-2 w/ Wayne Dickert in 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, GA

Education 

High School School Name: Roswell High School 

Graduation Year: June 1981 

Activities & Awards: National Honor Society, Beta Cub, Math Team, Varsity Letter (4 years), Soccer Team Captain, Cross Country 

College University Name: Duke University

Degree: B.S. - Zoology
Graduation Year: May, 1986

Activities & Awards: Magna Cum Laude, Dean's List, Ultimate Frisbee, Club Soccer

Competition History

1996

  • Named to the 1996 Slalom Olympic Team

  • 1st - Olympic Team Trials (with Dickert)

  • 18th - [UPS World Cup I (with Dickert)

  • 3rd - Champion International Whitewater Series #1 (with Dickert)

1995

  • 3rd - National Team Trials (with Steve Holmes)

  • 1st - Champion International Whitewater Series #1 (with Holmes)

  • 1st - Champion International Whitewater Series #2 (with Holmes)

  • 2nd - Champion International Whitewater Series #3 (with Holmes)

  • 11th - Slalom World CUD #1

  • 16th - Ocoee Slalom Challenge - World Cup #5 (with Holmes)

  • 4th - NationsBank Whitewater National Championships (with Dickert)

  • 2nd - Champion International Whitewater Series Overall Ranking

1994

  • 4th - Slalom National Team Trials

  • 2nd - Champion International Whitewater Series #1 (with Holmes)

  • 6th - Champion International Whitewater Series #2 (with Holmes)

1993

  • 3rd - Slalom National Team Trials

  • 5th -Champion International Whitewater Series #1 (with Dickert)

  • 8th - Slalom World Cup Final (with Dickert)

1992

  • 5th - U.S. Olympic Team Trials (with Dickert)

  • 4th - Champion International Whitewater Series #1 (with Dickert)

  • 2nd - Champion International Whitewater Series #2 (with Dickert)

  • 6th - Champion International Whitewater Series Overall Ranking

Other

  • 2nd - Overall ranking in 1990 Champion International Whitewater Series in C-2 (with Elliot Weintrob)

  • 3rd -1990 U.S. Team Trials

  • 12th -1990 World Cup Overall ranking

  • 3rd - U.S. Olympic Festival in 1990

Interesting Facts

  • Fritz Haller was Horace's first coach.

  • His hobbies include hiking and spending time with his children.

  • His father was in the Emory athlete Hall of Fame.