Keenan Simpson


• First qualified for the junior national team in 2016, at the age of 17
• A member of the U23 national team in 2019
• Won back-to-back junior national K-1 titles in 2016 and 2017
• Finished second in U23 K-1 at the 2018 Canadian Championships
• Recipient of a Petro-Canada FACE grant in 2017 with coach Anthony Colin

A Little More About Keenan

Getting into the Sport:Took up kayak slalom at the age of 15… Competed in his first race in 2014… Outside Interests: Enjoys camping, backpacking, cross-country skiing and playing hockey during his time off…Odds and Ends: Eats a loaf sandwich as his pre-race meal… Nickname: Smokey

Palmarès international

ICF Under-23 World Championships: 2018– 65th(K-1)

ICF Junior World Championships: 2017 – 42nd(K-1), 11th(K-1 team); 2016 – 57th(K-1), 14th(K-1 team)

Pan American Championships: 2019 – 13thin SF (K-1)