KEENAN DERRY
Professional Waterskier


Nickname: Keeno

Age: 21
Favourite Food:  Any Mexican food

 

Sporting Idol/s:  Mick Fanning

 

When did you first start in your sport / profession:
I started waterskiing when I was 4yrs old

Career Highlights:

3rd (overall) at 2016 World Championships - Pro Mens
2017 IWWF Male Barefoot Athlete of the Year
2 x World Junior Champion
5 x Australian Champion
2017 Asian Oceanic Open Mens Champion


What do you love most about your sport / profession:

Being able to travel around the world training and competing is pretty awesome!


Favourite event/s:  World Chamionships (every 2yrs)


Favourite location to compete/ski:  Favourite place to ski is on the Delta River system in California

Future Goals: To become World Champion at the 2018 World Championships in Canada


Hobbies:  Surfing, wakeboarding, barefooting … actually any sport that involves water. Ha ha!


What do you love most about the Barnacle Plus:
I can listen to my favourite songs and don't have to worry about getting my phone wet when I'm out on the water

Five (5) songs on your playlist:

OTW - Khalid, 6lack & Ty Dolla $ign
Smoke & Retribution - Flume

Lose It - Flume

Danger - Vic Mensa

Bad Dream - Jungle Giants


Advice for young athletes or kids getting into sport:

Just have fun! Honestly just surround yourself with a group of friends and go out and have fun doing what ever sport you are into. Oh and don't forget to spread the Shaka around 

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