NAME: Thomas Clarken
YEAR OF BIRTH: 1997
CLUB: West Lakes Canoe Club
COACH: Kris Lepianka
WHEN / WHERE / WHY DID YOU BEGIN IN THIS SPORT: 2010 with Sacred Hearts College kayaking programme
GREATEST SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT: Admission into Olympic Hopes 2014
FUTURE GOALS: None relative to canoeing
WHAT KEEPS YOU BUSY OUTSIDE OF KAYAKING? School
GREATEST INFLUENCE ON YOUR CAREER: Roger French, for introducing me to canoeing.
WHICH COMPETITOR DO YOU RESPECT MOST: Those in my peer group.
WHO INSPIRES YOU: Sebastian Marczak.
IF YOU WERE NOT A KAYAKER WHAT WOULD YOU BE: Still be a cyclist.
BEST ADVICE YOU HAVE EVER RECEIVED: Catch advice from Sebastian.
FAVOURITE QUOTE: “I do drink a lot of cereal.” Harry Main
EDUCATION / EMPLOYMENT: Sacred Heart Senior College.
AWARDS / RESULTS: Podium placing at multiple canoe races at Nationals 2014