Name: Evelyn Van Horn
Discipline/Events: Slalom Kayak
Hometown: Bellefonte, PA
Current residence: Bellefonte, PA
Club/team: Mach 1
2014 U.S. Junior Team Member
2nd - 2013 US Junior Team Trials
3rd - 2013 US Senior Team Trials
3rd - 2013 US Open/Top K1W Junior
3rd - 2012 US Nationals K1W
Top US K1W Junior at 2012 Junior/U23 World Championships
2nd - 2012 US Junior Trials
4th - 2012 US Open K1W/Top US Junior
2011 Penn Cup Champion
Hobbies: Music, hanging out with friends
Favorite quote: “Sometimes we become so focused on the finish line, that we fail to find the joy in the journey.” – Unknown
How’d you get started? I started in 2008 as a fun activity with my family in Bellefonte with Mach 1 Slalom Team.
Trivia: I play 5 different musical instruments.
Announcing the 2014 U.S. Junior and Under-23 Slalom Team
March 25, 2014
USA Canoe/Kayak is proud to nominate 11 athletes to the 2014 U.S. Junior and Under-23 Slalom World Championship Team. They will compete at the ICF Canoe Slalom Jr. and U-23 World Championships in Penrith, Australia, April 23-27, 2014.
RECAP: 2013 Slalom National Championships
Oct. 02, 2013
A friendly rivalry was rekindled when two-time Olympian Casey Eichfeld battled with 2008 Olympian Benn Fraker in both men’s C-1 and C-2. Eichfeld won the single canoe class while Fraker won the doubles canoe final with veteran paddler Scott McCleskey.
RECAP: 2013 Slalom U23/Junior World Championships
July 16, 2013
Zach Lokken (Durango, Colo.) placed 9th in the Under-23 men’s canoe final on Sunday, as the Junior Slalom World Championships came to a close. The 19-year-old finished with a time of 116.84, including 3 gate touch penalties. His time was +11.47 seconds behind the first place finisher – Patrik Gajarsky of host country Slovakia.