Zachary Lokken



Hometown: Durango, Colo.
Birthdate: 3/25/1994
Event/Discipline: Slalom Canoe, C-1
Height: 5'9"
School: Durango High School
Club: Nantahala Racing Club

2014 U.S. Senior & 2015 Under-23 Team Member

Career Highlights:

  • 2014 ICF World Championships: 21st in C1
  • 2014 World Cup Final: GOLD in Team C1 with Casey Eichfeld and Fabien Lefevre
  • 2013 Under-23 World Championships: 9th in C1
  • 2013 Pan American Championships: GOLD in C1
  • 2012 U.S. National Championships: 2nd in C1
  • GOLD at 2011 Vadja Teen Cup No. 2 (Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia) in U18 Men's C-1, GOLD at Teen Cup No. 3 (Solkan, Slovenia), SILVER at Teen Cup No. 4 (Tacen, Slovenia)
  • Member of both Junior and Senior 2010 National Teams
  • Participated in two Senior World Cups at age 16
  • 42nd among Seniors in C1 at 2010 World Championships

Other Results:

  • 2014 World Cup Final: 41st in C1
  • 2014 World Cup No 4: 34th in C1
  • 2014 World Cup No. 3: 40th in C1
  • 2014 World Cup No. 1: 47th in C1
  • 2014 ICF Junior & U23 World Championships: 17th in C1 U23, 7th in C2 U23 with Tyler Hinton
  • 2014 U.S. Team Trials: 3rd in C1
  • 2014 U.S. Open: 2nd in C1
  • 2014 Oceania Championships: 26th in C1
  • 2013 World Championships: 39th in C1
  • 2013 Final World Cup Series Rankings: 30th in C1
  • 2013 World Cup Final: 19th, 5th in Team C1
  • 2013 World Cup No. 4: 30th in C1
  • 2013 World Cup No. 2: 33rd in C1
  • 2013 World Cup No. 1: 18th in C1
  • 2013 U.S. Slalom Team Trials: 3rd in C1
  • 2013 US Open: 1st in C1


  • Nickname: "Bug"
  • Hobbies: ski, longboard

Zachary "Bug" Lokken started paddling at an early age in Durango, Colorado with former US National Champion Ryan Bahn. He currently trains wth Rafal Smolen as a part of the Nantahala Racing Club. Bug has been a member of the Slalom Junior team since 2009 and is also a member of the 2010 Senior National Team. Bug currently attends Durango High School and will graduate in 2012.

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