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Emily Wright

Canoe/Kayak

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Discipline/Event: Canoe Sprint and Canoe Marathon; Kayak and Canoe
Hometown: Fairport, New York
Birthdate: 12/22/1986
Blog: emily-wright.blogspot.com
Website: www.emilywright.org

Career Highlights:

  • 2008 
    • US Olympic Trials, Oklahoma City, OK  (April 18-21) 
      • 1st in K2W 1000m
      • 2nd in K2W 500m
      • 2nd in K4W 500m
      • 2nd in K1W 1000m
      • 5th in K1W 500m
    • Pan-American Championships, Montreal, CAN  (May 15-18)
      • 2nd in K2W 1000m
      • 4th in K4W 200m
    • Lake Placid International Regatta, Lake Placid, NY (July 5-6)
      • 1st in K2W 500m
      • 1st in K2W 1000m 
      • 3rd in K1W 500m
      • 3rd in K1W 1000m
    • US National Championships, Oklahoma City, OK (Aug 5-9)
      • 1st in K2W 1000m
      • 2nd in K1W 500m
      • 2nd in K1W 1000m
      • 2nd in K2W 500m
  • 2007 
    • Marathon Women's Kayak National Champion
    • Marathon Women's Canoe National Champion
  • 2005 
    • US Junior National Team Trials - Silver medalist
    • ICF Canoe Sprint Junior World Championships - 15th
    • ICF Marathon Junior World Championships - 12th
  • 2004 
    • ICF Marathon Junior World Championships - 16th

About:

Emily races canoes, kayaks, and [nordic] skis and is on the 2009 US National [flatwater] Kayak team. She lives at the Olympic Training Center in San Diego, CA.