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David Halpern

Full name: David Halpern
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: August 18, 1955 in Seattle, Washington, United States
Affiliations: Washington Canoe Club, Washington (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Canoeing

Biography

David Halpern went to the University of Washington, graduating in 1980 and then obtaining a masters’ degree from Brown University in 1980 in writing. He later worked as a short story writer and a teacher. In college Halpern competed in cross-country skiing and whitewater kayaking. At the 1981 National Sports Festival Halpern won four golds and two silvers in flatwater canoeing. He went to the 1984 Olympics as the current US National Champion in the K-2 500, K-2 1,000, K-4 500, K-4 1,000, and K-4 10,000.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 500 metres United States USA 4 h1 r3/4

Men's Kayak Doubles, 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Canoeing United States USA Terry Kent Semi-Finals Heat One 1984-08-08
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Canoeing United States USA Terry Kent Repêchage Heat Two 1984-08-06
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Canoeing United States USA Terry Kent Round One Heat Two 1984-08-06
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