Morgan House

USA Canoe/Kayak

Recent Results:

  • 2012 U.S. National Championships in Seattle, Wash.: 1st in K1 1000m, K2 500m, K2 1000m
  • 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico: 6th in K1 1000m, 7th in K4 1000m
  • 2011 World Championships in Szeged, Hungary: 8th in K4 1000M semfinals
  • 2011 World Cup No. 3 in Duisburg, Germany: 5th in K-4 1000 B Final, reached semis in K-1 200m
  • 2011 World Cup No. 2 in Racice, Czech Republic: 6th in K-4 1000m B Final
  • 2011 US Sprint Team Trials: 1st in K-1 200m, 2nd in K-1 1000m, 2nd in K-2 1000m, 3rd in K-2 200m

House quickly established his reputation by placing 5th at the Junior World Championships in 2005 and raced in the Senior World Championships the same year. House was named the Canoe/Kayak Male Athlete of the Year for these stellar performances.

He likes the solitary challenge of of the K-1. He explained, "I have to rely on myself. If anything goes wrong, or goes right, it ultimately comes down to you."

Family: Fiance, Emily Vinson, is also a member of the U.S. National Team

Follow Morgan on Twitter @lckcpaddler2.

For more information about Morgan, please visit his official website at www.housekayak.com. Read his series of Q&As with fellow athletes - The Paddler's Perspective.

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