Prone Paddling / Athletics

Age: 18

Nickname: Sutto

Favourite Food:  Pizza

Sporting Idol/s:   Ben Harradine, Stewart McLachlan,  Daniel Shade, Matt Bevilacqua


When did you first start in your sport:
Started throwing discus when I was 10 … and started prone paddling in early 2016 (loved it ever since)

Career Highlights:

Athletics: medalling in every kind of NSW State Athletics throwing competition. Consistently representing NSW and on the verge of making Australian side.  Prone Paddling: competing in my first Molokai to Oahu World Paddleboard Championships and finishing 5th in my division

What do you love most about your sport:

I love being out in nature with nothing but me and my board, it's a great feeling when you know that you paddled a specific distance with nothing but your hands

Favourite event/s:  Molokai to Oahu World Paddleboard

Favourite location to compete:  My favourite place to compete would have to be Hawaii, but the Gold Coast is also pretty fun!  Future Goals: Compete at the Olympics in discus and win the Molokai to Oahu event

Hobbies:  Surfing … definitely surfing

What do you love most about the Barnacle Plus:
It's great being able to listen to music while I paddle … it is small, light, completely waterproof and I can store my music so I don't need to take my phone

Five (5) songs on your playlist:

Keeping Score - LDRU
Fracture - Slumberjack
Wasted - Peking Duk
All Stars - Martin Solveig
More than you know - Axwell

Advice for young athletes or kids getting into sport:

Just go for it! You only have one life, so live it … if you want to do something, go for it and give it your all, you never know how far you may go

Favourite Quote:  The two most important days of your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why

Mark Twain

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