Andrea NELSON (CAN)

CACanada
Age:
31 years
Federation:
CANOE KAYAK CANADA
Andrea NELSON

Biography

Further Personal Information

PLACE OF RESIDENCE
Markham, Canada
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START CANOEING/ KAYAKING?
2018
REASON FOR TAKING UP THE SPORT
Got involved in the sport after meeting Ryan Blair (Canoe Kayak Ontario) at the 2018 Paralympian Search event in Toronto.
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
She earned two silver medals at the 2018 Sprint Nationals.
AWARDS AND HONORS
She earned two medals at the Pan Am Championships in Brazil in 2019.
OTHER INFORMATION
Spine injury in a Skydiving accident: burst fracture of the L2 causing paralysis from the waist down
OTHER SPORTS
she was a semi-professional skydiver.