Team Saskatchewan's Mykel Kowaluk and Jarret Kenke paddling

Jarret Kenke


• Won silver in K1-500m and K-4 1000m at the 2018 Pan American Championships
• Made his senior international debut at the 2017 ICF World Championships, advancing to the B final of the K-1 500m
• Represented Team Saskatchewan at the 2009 and 2013 Canada Games, winning a total of five medals


Getting into the Sport: Started kayaking at age 12 when he rented a boat at his lake and instantly fell in love, prompting him to join a local club… Had been a competitive swimmer for six years…

Notable International Results

ICF World Championships: 2017 – 15th (K-1 500m), 23rd (K-2 1000m),

Pan American Championships: 2018 – SILVER (K-1 500m), SILVER (K-4 1000m)

ICF U23 World Championships: 2017 – 17th (K-2 1000m); 2016 – 6th (K-4 1000m), 15th (K-1 1000m); 2013 – 16th (K-1 1000m)