Adam van Koeverden

The Canadian kayaker is through to the final of the men's K1 1000m.

Adam van Koeverden

Canada's Adam van Koeverden is pictured after winning the kayak single (K1) 1000m men's heat A during the London 2012 Olympic Games, at Eton Dorney Rowing Centre in Eton, west of London, on August 6, 2012. AFP PHOTO / DAMIEN MEYER (Photo credit should read DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/GettyImages)

Adam van Koeverden

Canada's Adam van Koeverden paddles to win a men's kayak single 1000m semifinal in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

Adam van Koeverden

Canada's Adam van Koeverden slows his kayak after winning a men's kayak single 1000m semifinal in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)