Adam van Koeverden
Birth Name: Adam Joseph van Koeverden
Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth: January 29, 1982
Adam van Koeverden is a Canadian sprint kayaker and politician. A member of the Liberal Party, he has been a Member of the Canadian Parliament for Milton (ON), since October 21, 2019. He won the Olympic gold medal in the K-1 500m category in 2004. He is a two-time world champion in K-1 500 and K-1 1000, winning four Olympic and eight world championship medals.
His father, Joe van Koeverden, is Dutch. His mother, Beata Bokrossy, is Hungarian.