|Hometown:||St. Catharines, Ontario|
|High School:||Governor Simcoe|
Junior (12-13): Head of the Genesee (Varsity Eight A, 4th of 10). Syracuse Invitational (Varsity Four A, 6th of 10). Foot of the Charles (Varsity Four A, 21st of 42).
Sophomore (11-12): Head of the Genesee (Open Eight B, 7th of 8). Syracuse Invitational (Varsity Four E, 9th of 12). Foot of the Charles (Novice Eight A, 10th of 23). Eastern Sprints (Varsity Eight C, 6th of 10). Dad Vail Regatta (Varsity Four). Harvery Cup (Varsity Four, 1st of 3).
Career Highlights: Rowed for four years at Governor Simcoe. Earned All-Ontario AAA championship in basketball and was a top 10 all-star team selection.
Personal: Full name is Veronika Lauren Kwinecki. Born July 21, 1992. Daughter of Henry and Frances Kwinecki. Has one brother, James, and one sister, Vanessa. Majoring in history.