Eirik Verås Larsen

Eirik Verås Larsen (born 26 March 1976 in Flekkefjord) is a Norwegian sprint kayaker who has competed internationally since the early 1990s. He has participated in three Summer Olympics, and has won a complete set of medals (gold: 2004 K-1 1000 m and 2012 K-1 1000 m, silver: 2008 K-1 1000 m, bronze: 2004 K-2 1000 m).

Eirik Verås Larsen’s definitive international breakthrough came when he and his companion Nils Olav Fjeldheim won the European Championship K2-1000 gold medal in 2000.

Read more about Eirik Verås Larsen:  Early Career, International Breakthrough, The Golden Years – European-, World Champion, Olympic Champion, Marathon Canoeing, Step Down and Comeback, Personal Life, Education, Links