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Tamara Christopherson

Canoe/Kayak

  • 2000
Career Highlights:
  • 2000 Olympic Team: K-2 500m, 12th 
  • 1999 Pan Am Games Team: Silver, K-2 500m, K-4 500m
  • 1999 World Cup Silver Medal, K-2 1000m
  • 1996-2001 National Team
Leadership:
  • USOC Athletes Advisory Council 2001-2009
  • USA Canoe/Kayak Board of Directors 2000-2003, 2005-2007
  • USA Canoe/Kayak Sprint Racing Committee 2000-2003, 2005-2007
  • USA Canoe/Kayak Sprint Selection Committee Chair 2005-2007

Of Interest:
  • Rowed on Varsity Crew Team at Greenlake Crew 1996, Bronze at Jr. National Championships.
  • Recipient of LaFramboise Scholarship at University of Washington 1996.


Tamara began paddling at the Seattle Canoe & Kayak Club on Green Lake in Seattle WA. She is also married to Sky Christopherson who was a USA Cycling National Team Member 1996-2000.