Ashley Nee


Discipline/Event: Canoe Slalom, K1
Birthdate: 6/15/1989
Birthplace: Darnestown, Maryland
Hometown: Bethesda, Maryland
Height: 5'4"
College: University of Maryland
Club: Potomac Whitewater Racing Club
Social Media: Follow Ashley on Facebook and Twitter

2016 U.S. Olympic Canoe/Kayak Team

Career Highlights:

  • 2015 Pan American Games: BRONZE
  • 2015 U.S. National Team Trials: 1st 
  • 2014 U.S. National Championships: 2nd
  • 2013 World Cup No. 5: 12th
  • 2010 National Champion
  • 2007 World Championships: 23rd (Qualified Olympic quota spot for U.S.)

Recent Results:

  • 2016
    • 2016 U.S. Olympic Canoe/Kayak Team Trials Event 1: 1st
    • Oceana Championships: 22nd
    • Australian Open: 26th
  • 2015
    • World Championships: 44th and 13th in team race
    • World Cup No. 5: 38th
    • World Cup No. 4: 26th
    • World Cup No. 2: 23rd
    • World Cup No. 1: 37th
    • U.S. Team Trials: 1st
  • 2014
    • World Championships: 38th
    • World Cup No. 3: 44th 
    • World Cup No. 1: 31st 
    • U.S. Team Trials: 2nd
    • U.S. Open: 2nd
  • 2013
    • World Championships: 43rd 
    • Overall World Cup Series Rankings: 32nd 
    • World Cup No. 4: 28th
    • World Cup No. 3: 34th
    • World Cup No. 2: 41st
    • World Cup No. 1: 36th
    • U.S. Team Trials: 2nd in K1W
  • 2012
    • U.S. National Championships: 2nd
    • U.S. Olympic Team Trials: 1st


  • Occupation: Worked as an EMT for Montgomery County, MD. Also works as a kayaking instructor for Liquid Adventures
  • Hobbies: street art, long-boarding
  • Role Model: Sarah Bahn because her attitude about racing is great, her accomplishments help.
  • Trivia: I'm a volunteer emergency medical technician.
  • Read about Ashley's long-distance paddle to raise funds: BEFORE and AFTER

Ashley Nee began paddling slalom at the age of 10 with Valley Mill Camp. She was a member of the 2007 Slalom National team and is a currently member of the 2014 U.S. National Team. Nee also was a part of the Junior National team from 2004-2007. Ashley graduated from Northwest High School in 2008. Ashley is based out of the Washington, D.C. area and trains with National Team coach Silvan Poberaj.

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