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West Lakes
Saturday, October 21, 2017
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2017

NAME:   Jess Allen     

YEAR OF BIRTH: 2001

COACH:  Nicholas Bulmer

WHEN / WHERE / WHY DID YOU BEGIN IN THIS SPORT:

April 2015 School Holiday Program

GREATEST SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT:

Selection for the Australian 2017 Junior Olympic Hopes Team

RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS/RESULTS:

2016 STATE TITLES:

  • 1st U16 K1 200/500/1000 & K2 200/500/1000
  • 1st U16 K2 18km

2016 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:

  • 2nd U16 K4 200/1000, 3rd U16 K4 500

2016 AWARDS:

  • West Lakes Canoe Club Best First Year Paddler

2017 STATE TITLES:

  • 1st U16 K1 200/500/1000, K2 200/500/1000 & K4 500

2017 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:

  • 5th U16 K1 500 & 8th U16 K1 200/1000
  • 3rd U16 K2 200/500/1000
  • 2nd U16 K4 200/500 & 3rd U16 K4 1000

FUTURE GOALS:

Make Top 3 At Nationals

WHAT KEEPS YOU BUSY OUTSIDE OF KAYAKING?    

Friends & School

GREATEST INFLUENCE ON YOUR CAREER:

My Coaches

WHICH COMPETITOR DO YOU RESPECT MOST:    

I respect all my competitors, especially the ones I train with

WHO INSPIRES YOU:

Courtney Hancock

IF YOU WERE NOT A KAYAKER WHAT WOULD YOU BE:

Surf Lifesaver

FAVOURITE SPORT / OLYMPIC CHILDHOOD MEMORY:

Watching the Swimming

BEST ADVICE YOU HAVE EVER RECEIVED:     

Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard

EDUCATION / EMPLOYMENT:   

Year 9 Henley High