Biography:

• Won bronze in the women’s pair with Caileigh Filmer at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games
• Won silver in the women’s pair with Filmer at the 2014 World Rowing Junior Championships
• Competed in four World Rowing U23 Championships from 2015 to 2018, racing in three different events
• Made her debut at the World Rowing Championships in 2013 in the women’s four

A LITTLE MORE ABOUT LARISSA

Getting into the Sport: First rowed in 2007 at a Learn to Row session on the South Saskatchewan River… Rowing was a fairly uncommon sport in Saskatoon and the uniqueness of it led her to stick with it… Outside Interests: Plays violin … Odds and Ends: Favourite place to race is Poznan, Poland… Has worn the same shoes for all of her erg tests since grade 9… Cites elementary and high school rowing coach John Haver as being her biggest rowing role model…