Cathy Hearn

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Cathy Hearn
Medal record
Women's canoe slalom
Competitor for  United States
World Championships
Gold 1979 Jonquière K-1
Gold 1979 Jonquière K-1 team
Silver 1981 Bala K-1
Silver 1989 Savage River K-1 team
Silver 1993 Mezzana K-1 team
Bronze 1977 Spittal K-1 team
Bronze 1981 Bala K-1 team
Bronze 1987 Bourg St.-Maurice K-1 team
Bronze 1989 Savage River K-1
Bronze 1997 Três Coroas K-1

Catherine Ann "Cathy" Hearn-Röthenmund (born June 1, 1958) is an American slalom kayaker who competed from the late 1970s to the early 2000s (decade).

She won ten medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with two golds (K-1: 1979, K-1 team: 1979), three silvers (K-1: 1981, K-1 team: 1989, 1993), and five bronzes (K-1: 1989, 1997, K-1 team: 1977, 1981, 1987).

Hearn also competed in two Summer Olympics, earning her best finish of seventh in the K-1 event in Atlanta in 1996.

Her brother, David Hearn, and her ex-husband, Lecky Haller, also competed for the United States in canoe slalom. Her brother-in-law is a former Swiss kayaker Mathias Röthenmund.

As of 2009, Hearn serves as a coach for the United States canoe slalom team.

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