Full name: Eric Mayfield Evans
Nickname(s): The Hammer, The Mean One
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: February 27, 1950 in Exeter, New Hampshire, United States
Affiliations: Ledyard Canoe Club
Country: United States
Related Olympians: Brother of John Evans.
Eric Evans studied at the The Hotchkiss School in Connecticut and later at Dartmouth College. He began paddling at Hotchkiss, but at Dartmouth competed in cross-country skiing. He continued to paddle however, and became the top American whitewater kayaker of the 1970s. Evans won 9 of 10 US titles through 1978 and competed at seven World Championships. He later became an executive with a cross-country ski equipment company, but later became a writer and photographer for various canoeing magazines. He then became a teacher and ski coach at The Putney School in Vermont.
|1972 Summer||22||München||Canoeing||Men's Kayak Singles, Slalom||United States||USA||7|
|1972 Summer||22||München||Canoeing||United States||Final Standings||7||296.34|
|1972 Summer||22||München||Canoeing||United States||Final Standings||Run One||4||296.34||4:26.34||30|
|1972 Summer||22||München||Canoeing||United States||Final Standings||Run Two||5||299.15||4:19.15||40|