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Genevieve Orton Canoe/Kayak

Genevieve Orton
Nova Scotia
  • Team/Club: Orenda Racing Canoe Club

  • Coach: Csom Latorovszki

  • Goals: Rio 2016

Discipline/event: Kayak (K-4 500m and k-1 200m)

Hometown: Lake Echo, NS

Residence: Dartmouth, NS

Education: Undergrad in Biology and International Development Studies at Dalhousie University

Interests:  Hiking, reading, baking, sewing, building things, anything active!


Genny has been a national team member since 2007, although she recently took some time off to get married and have a little girl. She is now back training full time, and eyeing a spot on the 2016 Canadian Olympic Team.

  • Results
  • Competition: 2011 World Cup 3

  • Location: Duisburg, Germany

  • Results: K2 200m - Bronze
    K4 500m - 4th

  • Results
  • Competition: 2011 World Cup 2

  • Location: Racice, Czech Republic

  • Results: K2 200m - 5th
    K4 500m - 5th

  • Results
  • Competition: 2009 World Championships

  • Location: Dartmouth, NS

  • Results: K1 x4 200m Relay - Bronze
    K4 500m - 8th