Wildwater Kayaking  


Age: 25

Nickname: Rambo

Favourite Food:  Pasta

Sporting Idol/s:  Nejc Znidarcic, Maxime Richard


When did you first start in your sport:
I was about 4yrs old and Dad put me in the front of a 'topo-duo' kayak on a range of camping trips to rivers in NSW

Career Highlights:


What do you love most about your sport / profession:

Favourite event/s:  Anytime we race in the Snowy Mountains I get really excited! There is an annual extreme race and the Wildwater Nationals were there in 2014.  It's cold, but so beautiful up there!

Favourite location to paddle or compete: 
Without a doubt the Soca River in Slovenia 

Future Goals:  To medal overseas in Wildwater ... I have finished 4th on 3 occasions at World Cups, so going that next step would be very satisfying

Hobbies:  Surfing, skiing and camping

What do you love most about the Barnacle Plus:
Being able to stick it on my kayak while training and getting amped up by the music!

Five (5) songs on your playlist:
I hope you get it - Crooked Colours
Not to worry - Elk Road

I'm the man - The Killers
Guillotine - Golden Features
East - Vallis Alps

Advice for young athletes or kids getting into sport:
Have fun, make friends and enjoy the journey through sport.  Make sure your path is created by you and not someone else.

Favourite Quote: 

The only limitations are the ones you place on yourself
Ita Buttrose

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