Katie Kowalski

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