Tim Hornsby (USA)

Tim Hornsby (USA)

USUnited States
Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
20 July 1986
190 cm
88 kg
San Diego, CA, USA
Athlete, Tutor
Higher education
Aerospace Engineering - University of California: San Diego, CA, USA


General Interest

Timmay (teamusa.org, 11 Jul 2015)
Kitesurfing, surfing, cycling, travel. (teamusa.org, 11 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Love the sport, love the hard work." (lakesidenews.com, 08 Jun 2012)
Other information
He is the co founder of the RaceHub and PaddleGuru internet companies. Both businesses offer race management platforms, and aim to connect paddlers around the world. (Facebook profile, 29 Apr 2016)

International Debut

Competing for
United States
Pan American Championships
Mexico City

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began canoeing at age 11 at Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club in Gainesville, GA, United States.
Why this sport?
The club had a Canadian Olympic coach named Tony Hall, who inspired Hornsby by telling him he had the potential to be an Olympian.
Club / Team
Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club: Gainesville, GA, USA
Name of coach
Claudiu Ciur [club], ROU; Michele Eray [national], USA


Olympic GamesK1 200mEngland, London11 August 20122012Men39.37015Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mItaly, Milan23 August 20152015Men37.15518Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men34.50311Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men36.72228Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mHungary, Szeged21 August 20112011Men34.17325Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Men36.88728Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Men2:35.88419Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mCanada, Dartmouth16 August 20092009Men39.16719Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 1000mCanada, Dartmouth15 August 20092009Men3:09.58620Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayCanada, Dartmouth16 August 20092009Men2:33.75012Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 200mGermany, Duisburg12 August 20072007Men32.5639Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 1000mGermany, Duisburg11 August 20072007Men21Best result
Olympic Qualification Tournament AmericaK1 200mUnited States, Gainesville, GA21 May 20162016Men38.045Latest resultBest result
Pan American ChampionshipsK2 200mMexico, Mexico City10 October 20102010Men33.196Best result
Pan American ChampionshipsK4 1000mMexico, Mexico City9 October 20102010Men3:12.827Best result
Olympic Qualification Tournament AmericaK2 500mCanada, Montreal18 May 20082008Men1:37.2977Best result
Olympic Qualification Tournament AmericaK4 1000mCanada, Montreal17 May 20082008Men3:00.1533Best result
Pan American ChampionshipsK1 200mMexico, Mexico City17 September 20062006Men37.253Best result
Pan American ChampionshipsK2 500mMexico, Mexico City17 September 20062006Men1:38.326Best result
Pan American ChampionshipsK4 200mMexico, Mexico City17 September 20062006Men32.357Best result
Pan American ChampionshipsK4 500mMexico, Mexico City17 September 20062006Men1:27.695Best result
Pan American ChampionshipsK4 1000mMexico, Mexico City16 September 20062006Men3:10.766Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak23 August 20152015Men28Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak10 August 20142014Men34Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak1 September 20132013Men28Best result
Oceania ChampionshipsK1 200mAustralia, Penrith12 February 20102010Men41.403Best result
Oceania ChampionshipsK2 200mAustralia, Penrith12 February 20102010Men37.815Best result
Oceania ChampionshipsK2 500mAustralia, Penrith13 February 20102010Men1:36.906Best result