Name: Evy Leibfarth
Sport: American Canoe
Discipline(s): Kayak Slalom, Canoe Slalom
Height: 5-4
Weight: 110
DOB: 1/26/2004
Birthplace: Sylva, N.C.
Hometown: Bryson City, N.C.
High School: K12 International Academy (online) ‘21
College: Davidson College '25
Team/Club: Nantahala Racing Club
Coach(es): Lee Leibfarth, Rafal Smolen
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 12th (K1), 18th (canoe slalom)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – 4th (C1 final), 6th (C1x3 final), 21st (K1, semifinal)
  • Years of participation: 2019
  • Top finish: 4th – 2019 (C1 final)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2021 U.S. Olympic Team Trials: 1st in WK1 and 1st in WC1
  • 2020 World Cup #1: 3rd in WK1 and 3rd in WC1
  • 2020 Australian Open: 2nd in WK1 (U18) and 2nd in WC1 (U18)
  • 2020 Oceania Championships: 1st in WK1 (U18) and 1st in WC1 (U18)
  • 2019 U.S. National Champion in WK1 and WC1
  • 2019 Pan-American Championships: 1st in WK1 and 2nd in Extreme
  • 2019 Junior/U23 World Championships: 3rd in WK1 and 1st in Extreme
  • 2019 World Cup #3: 3rd in WC1
  • 2019 World Cup #2: 2nd in Extreme
  • 2019 Oceania Championships, 1st in WK1 (U18) and 3rd in WC1 (U18)
  • 2018 U.S. National Champion in WK1 and Vice-Champion in WC1
  • 2018 Australian Open: 3rd in WC1 (U18)
  • 2017 U.S. National Champion in WC1 and Vice-Champion in WK1
  • 2016 U.S. National Champion in WC1
Personal: Daughter of Lee Leibfarth and Jean Folger...Hobbies include surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, freestyle kayaking, cooking and drawing.