Avalon Wasteneys


2021 National Team Athlete

  • ProgramWomen's Open
  • Club AffiliationUniversity of Victoria Rowing Club

General Facts

  • Date of BirthAugust 31, 1997
  • HometownCampbell River, BC
  • Social Media

Career Info

  • Joined National Team2018
  • Club AffiliationUniversity of Victoria Rowing Club
  • Current CoachMichelle Darvill
  • First Rowed2015, University of Victoria Novice Rowing Program
  • First CoachRick Crawley

Fun Facts

What I love about rowing

I love how it really brings people together and that there is always room for improvement!

Favourite place to race

Lucerne, Switzerland


I love spending time in the mountains skiing and hiking! ...Nowadays though my hobbies are limited to studying at UVic.

Inspirational quote

"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude." - Maya Angelou


Year Event Class Position
2021Olympic GamesW8+1st
2019World Cup 2W8+6th
World Cup 3W8+3rd
World ChampionshipsW8+4th
2018World U23 ChampionshipsBW8+1st
World Cup 3W8+2nd
  • Canadian Olympic Team
  • Government of Canada
  • Canadian Paralympic Committee
  • Own the Podium
  • Canadian Sport Institute
  • Concept 2
  • Hudson Boat Works
  • Canadian Diagnostics Centres
  • RegattaCentral
  • Croker
  • Regatta Sport
  • Yamaha Power Equipment
  • Zoono