Adam Van Koeverden

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Birthday
29, 1982
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
29, 1982 (age 36)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Kayaker who won the gold medal in the K-1 500m event at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. He set a world record in the same event at the 2008 Olympics with a time of 1:35.554.

Before Fame

He was born in Toronto and graduated as valedictorian of his class at McMaster University.

Trivia

He carried the Canadian flag during the opening ceremonies of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.

Family Life

His father, Joe, is Welsh and his mother, Beata, is Hungarian.

Associated With

He and Russia's Vladimir Parfenovich have both won gold medals in the K-1 500m event at the Olympic Games.

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