David Hearn (canoeist)

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David Hearn
Medal record
Men's canoe slalom
Representing  United States
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1979 Jonquière C-1 team
Gold medal – first place 1981 Bala C-1 team
Gold medal – first place 1983 Meran C-1 team
Gold medal – first place 1985 Augsburg C-1
Gold medal – first place 1985 Augsburg C-1 team
Gold medal – first place 1987 Bourg St.-Maurice C-1 team
Gold medal – first place 1989 Savage River C-1 team
Gold medal – first place 1995 Nottingham C-1
Silver medal – second place 1979 Jonquière C-1
Silver medal – second place 1981 Bala C-1
Silver medal – second place 1983 Merano C-1
Silver medal – second place 1987 Bourg St.-Maurice C-1
Silver medal – second place 1989 Savage River C-1

David Carter "Davey" Hearn (born April 17, 1959 in Bethesda, Maryland) is a former slalom canoeist who competed from the late 1970s to the early 2000s (decade). He won seven medals in the C-1 event at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with two golds (1985, 1995) and five silvers (1979, 1981, 1983, 1987, 1989). He also won six consecutive world championship gold medals in the C-1 team event (1979-1989).

Hearn competed in three Summer Olympics, earning his best finish of ninth in the C-1 event in Atlanta in 1996.

Hearn's sister, Cathy, and his ex-brother-in-law, Lecky Haller, also competed in canoe slalom for the United States.

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