SAM McCULLOUGH
Stand Up Paddleboarding

 

Age: 17  


Nickname: Slammin Sam


Favourite Food: Croissants


Sporting Idol/s: Michael Booth, Kai Lenny, Shakira Westdorp and Lachie Landsdown is a bit of a legend too


When did you first start in your sport?
I started Paddling around 5 years ago


Career Highlights:
3rd U18 Technical Race - 2018 ISA World Champs 
9th Open M's Marathon Race - 2018 ISA World Champs
2018 Australian Junior SUP Champion - Tech Race
2018 Australian Junior SUP Champion - Marathon 


What do you love most about your sport?
The awesome people, place you can travel and the great opportunities


Favourite event: Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge (Hood River, Oregon)


Favourite location to compete/surf: Wedge Island


Future Goals: To have a successful career in Stand up Paddle Boarding and travel the world


Hobbies: Foiling and Mountain biking


What do you love most about The Barnacle Plus?
The compact design and the ability to use it anywhere you want


Five (5) songs on your playlist
Jimmy Recard by Drapht

Mexico by Drapht

Bullshit by Dune Rats

Walking Under Stars by Hilltop Hoods

Sweet Release by Hockey Dad


Advice for young athletes and kids getting into sport:
Mostly its all about having fun and enjoying the sport, and if you are doing that then you'll succeed


Favourite Quote: The pain you feel today will be the strength you feel tomorrow

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