Rebecca Giddens

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Rebecca Giddens
Medal record
Women's canoe slalom
Competitor for  United States
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens K-1
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2002 Bourg St.-Maurice K-1
Silver medal – second place 1999 La Seu d'Urgell K-1 team
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Augsburg K-1

Rebecca Giddens (née Bennett, born September 19, 1977 in Green Bay, Wisconsin) is a United States slalom canoer who competed from the mid-1990s to the mid-2000s.[1] Competing in two Summer Olympics, she won a silver medal in the K-1 event in Athens in 2004.

Giddens also won three medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with a gold (K-1: 2002) a silver (K-1 team: 1999) and a bronze (K-1: 2003).

Giddens resides in Kernville, California, where she owns a brewpub with her husband, Eric and brewer Kyle Smith. Her husband finished 20th in the men's K-1 event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.


  1. ^ "Rebecca Giddens bio".