Hometown: Woodstock, Vt.
Current Residence: Bethesda, Md.
Event/Discipline: Slalom Kayak, K-1
School: Western Carolina University '06 Suma Cum Laude (undergraduate - political science, spanish, 4.0 GPA); George Washington University - current (graduate - Elliot School of International Affairs MA Program)
Team: Bethesda Center of Excellence
- 2004 & 2008 US Olympic Team Alternate
- 6-time National Team Member (2008-2011, 2005, 2003)
- Two-time National Champion (2004, 2007)
- 2007 U.S. Open Champion
- 13th at 2003 World Championships
- 6th at 2004 World Cup Final, Bourg St Maurice, France
- 7th at 2004 World Cup #5, Augsburg Germany
- Ranked 10th in the world in 2004
- 4th at 2012 US Olympic Team Trials
- Reached semifinals at the 2012 Australian Open - placing 34th
- 2011 U.S. National Slalom Team Member
- Reached semifinals at 2011 World Cups Nos. 1-3
- 3rd at 2011 ICF Ranking Race in Tacen, Slovenia
- Placed 22nd among Men's Kayaks in final 2011 ICF World Slalom Rankings
- 2nd at 2010 ICF Ranking Race in L'Argentiere, France
- 1st in qualification at 2010 World Cup #2 in La Seu D'Urgell, Spain
- 7th overall at 2010 World Cup #2 in La Seu D'Urgell, Spain
- Job: Athlete/Student
- Hobbies: not enough time
- Quote: "Some run a race to see who's fastest. I run a race to see who has the most guts."
- How'd you get started? I moved to Vermont when I was nine and happened across a local club that focused on competitive kayaking. I was in the right place at the right time and I have been paddling ever since.
- Trivia: Interested in chinese martial arts. Also, in 1998, Mann achieved the youngest descent of the Zambezi River Gorge on the Zambezi River in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe at 15 years old.
- Read more about Scott HERE.
- Website: www.scottmannkayak.com
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