Four women kaykers paddle their Vekassy (ICF) Vekassy (ICF)

Riley Melanson


  • Debuted at the senior ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in 2021 where she was a semifinalist in the women’s K-2 500m
  • At the 2023 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships, helped secure an Olympic spot for Canada in the women’s K-4 500m for Paris 2024  
  • Competed at the ICF Canoe Sprint U23 World Championships in 2021 and 2022

Notable International Results

ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships: 2023 - 10th (K-4 500m); 2022 – 9th (K-4 500m); 2021 - 8th in SF2 (K-2 500m)

ICF Canoe Sprint U23 World Championships: 2022 – 11th (K-2 500m), 9th (K-4 500m), 13th (K-1 5000m); 2021 - 8th in SF1 (K-2 200m), 5th in SF1 (K-1 1000m)