Name: Ann Yoshida
Sport: Canoe
Discipline(s): Kayak
Event(s): Paracanoe - Women's KL1
Height: 5'6"
Weight: 160lbs
DOB: 10/10/1977
Birthplace: Mililani, Hawaii
Hometown: Mililani, Hawaii
College: Pacific University, Utah State University, University of Hawaii, Brigham Young University
Team/Club: Accessurf Hawaii
Coach(es): Stephen Knight
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2016)
World Championship Experience
  • 2013 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships (Duisburg, Germany) Women’s V-1 A 200m Sprint, Bronze
Other Career Highlights
  • 2012 IVF Va’a World Sprint (Calgary, Canada) Women’s V-1 A 200m Sprint, Bronze
  • First adaptive paddler on TeamUSA Canoe/Kayak from Hawaii (where outrigger canoeing has significant roots and developed into a competitive sport for adaptive paddlers)
Personal: Favorite Food after a Workout: Coconut water...Hobbies: Surfing, painting, traveling, learning five essential phrases in various languages, and playing the ukulele and piano.