Brett Vilk


2019 NextGen Team Athlete

  • ProgramMen's Open
  • Club AffiliationSt. Catharines Rowing Club

General Facts

  • Date of BirthMay 5, 1998
  • HometownGrimsby, ON

Career Info

  • Joined National Team2016
  • Club AffiliationSt. Catharines Rowing Club
  • Current CoachTerry Paul
  • First Rowed2012, St. Catharines Rowing Club
  • First CoachBrian Fisher

Fun Facts

What I love about rowing

I love the competitive aspect of the sport and the physical demand that is required.

Favourite place to race

Redwood Shores


Reading, hiking, yoga, cooking, swimming

Inspirational quote

It doesn't have to be pretty.


Year Event Class Position
2019World U23 ChampionshipsBM8+7th
2018World U23 ChampionshipsBM8+5th
2016World Junior ChampionshipsJM4-8th
2015World Junior ChampionshipsJM4-13th
  • 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