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Gavin Ross



Event/Discipline: Canoe Sprint, C1 and C2
Hometown: Bethesda, Maryland
Current Residence: Bethesda, Maryland
Birthdate: 10/9/1995
Club: Washington Canoe Club

2015 U.S. Senior National Team & U23 World Championships Team Member

Recent Results:

  • 2015 World Cup No. 2: 9th in C2 200m final, 9th in C2 1000m semifinal with Ian Ross
  • 2015 World Cup No. 1: 5th in C2 200m final, 9th in C2 1000m semifinal with Ian Ross
  • 2013 National Championships: 2nd in C2 1000m with with David Podloch, 1st in Jr. C1 200m, 1st in Jr. C1 1000m
  • 2013 Junior Team Trials: 1st in C1 200m, C2 1000m
  • 2013 Canada Day Regatta: 3rd in C2 Open
  • 2013 Lake Placid International: (Junior) 2nd in C1 1000m, C1 200m, C2 1000m, C2 200m

Career Highlights:

  • 2012 National Championships: 1st in C1 1000m, 500m, 5000m
  • 2012 U.S. Olympic Hopes Team Member
  • Pappy Havens Award, Washington Canoe Club, C1 Junior 500m


  • Hobbies: Break dancing
  • Job: None
  • How’d you get started? Both of my parents paddled competitively so I had the opportunity to get in lots of boats growing up. Racing sprint is just a natural outgrowth of that early exposure.
  • Role Model: Ray Lewis

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