Nevin Harrison - ACA



Nevin Harrison

Hometown Seattle, Washington
Events Sprint canoe
Years On Team 6 (since 2018)
Club San Diego Canoe and Kayak
Born 06/02/2002
Schools/Work San Diego State '25
Hobbies Hiking, surfing, baking, spending time at the beach, traveling

“Take life day by day and be grateful for the little things. Don’t get caught up on what you can’t control. Accept it and make the best of it.”

6 Things You Didn't Know about Nevin Harrison

  1. Nevin plans to major in kinesiology (athletic training) at San Diego State (SDS). Throughout her time at SDS, she plans to train at Mission Bay and Chula Vista.
  2. She has been speaking Spanish fluently since age five.
  3. Nevin lived in Kobe, Japan, for six months when she was eight.
  1. Nevin's father was a theater and opera director in Manhattan, New York, and then became a professor. Her mother was an actress and she now owns a private speech and language pathology clinic in Seattle, Washington.
  2. Nevin's older brother (by a year and a half) is an EMT that is planning to attend paramedic training school in the fall of 2021.
  3. Nevin was a 100 meter and 200 meter sprinter in middle school, but got a hip injury during her freshman year of high school. After this incident, she began canoeing more seriously.


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    Olympic Games

    2021: Olympic Champion Tokyo 2020
  • World Championships

    2019 World Championships: C-1 200m, world champion
  • U.S. Team Trials

    2021: Won U.S. team trials in the C-1 200m
  • World Cups

    2020 Szeged World Cup: C-1 200m, gold medalist
  • Other Results

    2019 Pan American Games: C-1 200m, gold medalist