Laurent Lavigne


  • Debuted at the senior ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in 2021 where he finished sixth as a member of the men’s K-4 500m crew
  • Finished 10th with the men’s K-4 500m crew at the 2023 World Championships, qualifying the boat for Canada for Paris 2024
  • Won silver in the K-1 500m at the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint Junior World Championships, the first medal by a junior Canadian male kayaker at the worlds in 20 years
  • Was named to his first World Cup team in 2021

A Little More About Laurent

Getting into the Sport: Began kayaking at age 8… Outside Interests: Attended Collège Laflèche for business… Odds and Ends: Inspired by Adam Van Koeverden, who is a two-time Olympic medallist in his favourite event, the K-1 500m…

Notable International Results

ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships: 2023 - 10th (K-4 500m); 2021 - 6th (K-4 500m)

ICF Canoe Sprint U23 World Championships: 2021 – 17th (K-1 500m), 12th (K-1 1000m)

ICF Canoe Sprint Junior World Championships: 2019 - 5th (K-1 200m), SILVER (K-1 500m); 2018 – 12th (K-1 500m)