ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships
Photograph:Balint Vekassy (ICF)
Lives: Lapstone, NSW
Institute/Academy: AIS / NSWIS
Club: Penrith Valley Canoeing
Coach: Myriam Fox
Languages spoken? English
Discipline(s): C1 / K1
Senior debut? 2013 (C1)
When/Where/Why did you begin paddling? My brothers did it and I got bored of watching.
Goal for 2013 and beyond? To win a medal at a World Cup race and at the U23 World Championships.
Favourite course? Bourg St Maurice, France.
Favourite paddling destination? Europe.
Pre race ritual? Saying 'seeing see you at the bottom in four boat' to Jess Fox in C1.
Education? Currently studying a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) at Macquarie University.
Best thing about the sport? It is a sport where there is always something new to learn on a river to paddle, and of course the feeling you get when you nail a move.
1st C1 Team - ICF World Championships (Prague, CZE)
4th C1 - ICF World Cup 1 (Cardiff, WAL)
7th C1 - ICF U23 World Championships (Liptovsky Mikulas, SVK)
8th C1 - ICF World Championships (Prague, CZE)
9th C1 - ICF World Cup 2 (Augsburg, GER)
11th C1 - ICF World Cup 4 (Tacen, SLO)
17th C1 - ICF World Cup 5 (Bratislava, SVK)
18th C1 - ICF World Cup 3 (La Seu d'Urgell, ESP)
19th K1 - ICF U23 World Championships (Liptovsky Mikulas, SVK)
2nd C1 - National Championships (Eildon, VIC)
2nd C1 - Selection Event 3 (Bradys, TAS)
2nd C1 - Selection Event 4 (Bradys, TAS)
3rd C1 - Australian Open (Penrith, NSW)
3rd K1 - Selection Event 3 (Bradys, TAS)
6th K1 - National Championships (Eildon, VIC)