Alex Baldoni paddles his canoe through a whitewater slalom courseCKC/Canoephotography.com
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Alex Baldoni

Biographie

  • Won silver in the senior men’s C-1 event at the 2023 Pan American Championships where he finished fourth in the senior men’s K-1 event  
  • Achieved Canada’s best ever performance in men’s canoe at the ICF Junior World Championships when he placed sixth in 2021 
  • Made his senior world championship debut in 2021 
  • Was a finalist in the men’s C-1 event at the 2023 ICF U23 World Championships, placing 10th overall 
  • Made his ICF World Cup debut in his hometown of Pau, France in November 2020 where he advanced to the semifinals in both C-1 and K-1 
  • Older sister Léa is also a member of Canada’s canoe/kayak slalom national team 
  • A dual citizen of Canada and France; chose to represent the home country of his mother Christine who is originally from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario 

A Little More About Alex

Getting into the Sport: Started kayaking through a school program when he was 10 and began competing a year later…

Palmarès international

ICF World Championships: 2022 – 32nd (C-1), 59th (K-1); 2021 - 40th (C-1) ICF U23 World Championships: 2023 – 10th (C-1), 41st (K-1); 2022 - 25th (C-1), 48th (K-1) ICF Junior World Championships: 2021 - 6th (C-1), 34th (K-1) COPAC Pan American Championships: 2023 - SILVER (C-1), 4th (K-1)