Mattis Næss

Mattis Næss (born 18 May 1973) is a Norwegian sprint canoer who competed from the mid-1990s to the mid-2000s (decade).

Mattis Næss
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Zagreb K-2 1000 m


He won a bronze medal in the K-2 1000 m event at the 2005 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Zagreb.

Næss also competed in two Summer Olympics, earning his best finish of fifth in the K-4 1000 m event at Athens in 2004.

As of 2011, Mattis Næss is a teacher in science and mathematics.


  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-01-21). Additional archives: Wayback Machine.
  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-11-09)
  • Strømnes, André (9 April 2008). "Næss vant OL-duellen mot Norenberg". Budstikka (in Norwegian).
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