Mael Rivard paddles his kayak through a whitewater slalom courseCKC/

Maël Rivard


  • Won silver in the U23 men’s K-1 event at the 2023 Pan American Championships 
  • Competed at the ICF Canoe Slalom U23 World Championships in 2021, 2022 and 2023
  •  Competed at three editions of the ICF Canoe Slalom Junior World Championships, highlighted by a semifinal appearance in 2019 
  • Debuted on the ICF World Cup circuit in 2021 and competed at his first senior ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships that same year 
  • Competed at the RBC Training Ground National Final in 2021 and was named as one of 30 RBC Future Olympians following the event 

Notable International Results

ICF World Championships: 2022 - 37th (K-1); 2021 – 60th (K-1)  ICF U23 World Championships: 2023 – 31st (K-1), 65th (X-1); 2022 - 54th (K-1); 2021 – 41st (K-1) ICF Junior World Championships: 2019 - 24th (K-1); 2018 - 71st (K-1); 2017 - 55th (K-1) COPAC Pan American Championships: 2023 - SILVER (K-1 - U23)