McKenna Simpson

McKenna
Simpson

2019 NextGen Team Athlete

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

General Facts

  • Date of BirthJuly 3, 1997
  • HometownMission, BC

Career Info

  • Joined National Team2018
  • Club AffiliationUniversity of Victoria Rowing Club
  • Current CoachMichelle Darvill
  • First Rowed2014, Fort Langley Youth Rowing Society
  • First CoachNadine Mross

Fun Facts

What I love about rowing

I love the connection between the crew and the water when the boat is flying.

Favourite place to race

Everywhere. Each course has provided me with such a unique and exciting opportunity.

Hobbies

Learning and reading

Inspirational quote

Character is revealed in the little things, like who you are when no one is watching.


Achievements

Year Event Class Position
2019World U23 ChampionshipsBW4-4th
2018World U23 ChampionshipsBW2-10th
Partners
  • Canadian Olympic Team
  • Government of Canada
  • Canadian Paralympic Committee
  • Own the Podium
  • Canadian Sport Institute
Supporters
  • Concept 2
  • Hudson Boat Works
  • Canadian Diagnostics Centres
  • RegattaCentral
  • Croker
  • Regatta Sport
  • Yamaha Power Equipment
  • Zoono