Kayaker Caroline Queen Rows Her Way to the Olympics (VIDEO)

[ 0 ] July 25, 2012 |

US Olympic whitewater kayaker Caroline Queen will soon be on her way to London for the 2012 Olympic Games, which begin July 27. She’s hoping to row her way to a medal this summer and to raise excitement over outdoor sports, especially for young women. Watch Caroline Queen talk about how she stays motivated:

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Queen began paddling at nine years old and became the youngest woman to ever to make the US National Team at 14 years old. With so much kayaking experience under her belt, she is now sharing her athletic wisdom via YouTube. Watch:


Although kayaking is her favorite sport, Queen also enjoys trying new sports like basketball and field hockeyWatch Queen talk about putting the sparkle back in outdoor sports:


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Caroline Queen

About Caroline Queen: Caroline Queen is a Slalom Kayak National Team member and 2012 Olympic hopeful. Queen first began paddling slalom at Valley Mill Camp in her hometown of Darnestown, MD at the age of nine. She soon [...]
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