NAME: Emily Braggs
YEAR OF BIRTH: 1998
CLUB: West Lakes Canoe Club
COACH: Peter Gargiulo
WHEN / WHERE / WHY DID YOU BEGIN IN THIS SPORT: Started as a TID, February 2013
GREATEST SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT: Making the Olympic Hopes team 2014
FUTURE GOALS: To make an Australian Team next year.
WHAT KEEPS YOU BUSY OUTSIDE OF KAYAKING? Netball, School
GREATEST INFLUENCE ON YOUR CAREER: Jim Murphy, and the other people that I train with.
WHICH COMPETITOR DO YOU RESPECT MOST: Caitlin Burt – Polai (Queensland Kayaker)
WHO INSPIRES YOU: Bethany Hamilton, (Shark attack survivor)
IF YOU WERE NOT A KAYAKER WHAT WOULD YOU BE: Netballer and all of the other sports I played.
FAVOURITE SPORT / OLYMPIC CHILDHOOD MEMORY: Going to the 50th Anniversary Ripcurl Pro at Bells Beach.
BEST ADVICE YOU HAVE EVER RECEIVED: Train how you want to race.
EDUCATION / EMPLOYMENT: Pembroke School
AWARDS / RESULTS: West Lakes Canoe Club Best First Year Paddler 2014