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Scott Shipley

Full name: Scott R. Shipley
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 179 lbs (81 kg)
Born: May 15, 1971 in Poulsbo, Washington, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Canoeing

Biography

Scott Shipley was a slalom kayaker who competed at the 1992, 1996, and 2000 Olympics. Shipley won silver medals in K-1 slalom at the 1995, 1997, and 1999 World Championships. He also won the individual World Cup K-1 title three times – in 1993, 1995, and 1997. In World Cup events Shipley recorded 24 podiums, with 11 titles.

Shipley attended Georgia Tech where he earned a bachelor’s and a masters’ degree in mechanical engineering. He later went to work for S2O Design and Engineering in Boulder, Colorado. Shipley helped design Rapidblocs, which are used to create whitewater courses, allowing the block to be moved to different locations and vary the courses. With S2O he helped re-design the US Whitewater Center in Charlotte, NC, and his blocks were used to design the London 2012 whitewater course, among many others.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Canoeing Men's Kayak Singles, Slalom United States USA 27
1996 Summer 25 Atlanta Canoeing Men's Kayak Singles, Slalom United States USA 12
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Canoeing Men's Kayak Singles, Slalom United States USA 5

Men's Kayak Singles, Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank TT T PS
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Canoeing United States Final Standings 27 119.64
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Canoeing United States Final Standings Run One 21 119.64 1:49.64 10
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Canoeing United States Final Standings Run Two 23 120.98 1:55.98 5
1996 Summer 25 Atlanta Canoeing United States Final Standings 12 148.31
1996 Summer 25 Atlanta Canoeing United States Final Standings Run One 8 148.31 2:23.31 5
1996 Summer 25 Atlanta Canoeing United States Final Standings Run Two 9 149.34 2:24.34 5
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Canoeing United States Final Round 5 226.67
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Canoeing United States Final Round Run One 6 112.99 1:50.99 2
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Canoeing United States Final Round Run Two 9 113.68 1:53.68 0
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Canoeing United States Qualifying 5 Q 254.82
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Canoeing United States Qualifying Run One 9 128.80 2:06.80 2
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Canoeing United States Qualifying Run Two 3 126.02 2:06.02 0
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