Name: Katie Kowalski
Hails From: Ottawa Valley
Favourite River: Ottawa River, Canada; Futaleufu, Chile; Alseseca, Mexico
Favourite Level Six Gear: Miss Drytop
Story: I grew up around white water and I started kayaking when I was 13. I was in OKS keener program for 4 year. I also spent a semester in Mexico with World Class and also went to China and Chile with NRA. I've spent the last two summer teaching with Ottawa Kayak School.
Plans for this winter: Taking business administration at Algonquin College and heading to Costa Rica for 3 weeks over Christmas.
Claims to fame (other than being a level six athlete):
5th @ Candian Team Trials 2010 sr women
1st @ Futaleuftu down river race 2010 sr women
8th @ World Championships 2009 in Switzerland jr women
1st @ Level Six Cup 2009 sr women
1st @ Canadian Team Trials 2008 jr women
5th @ World Championships 2007 on Bus Eater
1st @ Canadian Team Trials 2006 jr women
7th @ World Championship 2005 jr women
3rd @ Canadian Team Trials 2004 jr women.
Other Blogs/Sites: www.ottawakayak.com