Rebecca Giddens

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Rebecca Giddens
Personal information
Born September 19, 1977 (1977-09-19) (age 40)
Green Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.

Rebecca Giddens (née Bennett, born September 19, 1977) is an United States slalom canoeist who competed from the mid-1990s to the mid-2000s.[1]

Competing in two Summer Olympics, she won a silver medal in the K1 event in Athens in 2004. Giddens also won three medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with a gold (K1: 2002) a silver (K1 team: 1999) and a bronze (K1: 2003).[2]

Giddens was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin and 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 K1 event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

World Cup individual podiums[edit]

Season Date Venue Position Event
2000 18 Jun 2000 Ocoee 1st K1
9 Jul 2000 La Seu d'Urgell 1st K1
2001 9 Sep 2001 Wausau 3rd K1
2002 4 Aug 2002 Prague 1st K1
2003 11 May 2003 Penrith 1st K1
6 Jul 2003 La Seu d'Urgell 2nd K1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rebecca Giddens bio". daveyhearn.com. 
  2. ^ "Profile at CanoeSlalom.net". Retrieved 17 September 2017.