Keegan Soehn is a two-time Pan American Games champion who won back-to-back gold medals at Guadalajara 2011 and Toronto 2015. He earned his first Pan Am Games victory by more than three points. His second came in a tighter competition, but Soehn was able to earn the top execution score on the second-most difficult routine performed in the final to successfully defend his title.
Soehn is a longtime member of the national team. He made his FIG World Championship debut in 2011 and has competed at every world championship that followed, up to 2022. In 2014, he was the top Canadian man at the world championships, won silver at the Pan American Championships, and finished fourth at the Pacific Rim Championships. He posted his career-best result at the worlds in 2019 when he advanced to the semifinal and was again the top Canadian man in the event with his 21st-place finish. Soehn was named as an alternate for the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
A Little More About Keegan
Getting into the Sport: Started trampoline at age 3 at a local community centre and began competing at age 8… His parents built a competitive-style trampoline in their backyard to help him and his brother train… Had his Olympic dreamed sparked by watching Donovan Bailey set the world record in the 100m at Atlanta 1996…Outside Interests: Has a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology… Coaches trampoline and parkour athletes… Enjoys playing video games, watching TV, horse riding, playing basketball… Odds and Ends: Personal motto: “I have always found that fun goes hand in hand with mastery…… Role model is Kobe Bryant because he always gave his all to try and win… Collects Coke cans and bottles from the different countries he visits…
Notable International Results
FIG World Championships: 2022 – 98th; 2021 – 31st; 2019 – 21st; 2018 – 38th; 2017 – 34th; 2015 – 96th; 2014 - 31st; 2013 - 71st; 2011 - 27th
Pan American Games: 2015 – GOLD; 2011 - GOLD
Pan American Championships: 2018 – 16th; 2014 - SILVER; 2012 - 9th; 2010 - 7th
Pacific Rim Championships: 2014 - 4th