Angus Thompson


Canoe/Kayak - Slalom


  • K-1 - Obstacle - Men

Quick Facts


Age at Games
17
Place of Birth
NSW, Australia

Smart Stuff


Studying
Year 12
Lanquages spoken other than English
No
Career ambition
Summer Olympics Mens K1 for Australia

Sporty Stuff


Began this sport
I followed my big brother and sister - I started when I was 8. I'm not sure if I'm a natural.
Major result 1
Finalist (10th) 2014 Junior World Championships, Penrith.
Major result 2
21st 2013 Junior World Championships, Liptovski Mikulas, Slovakia.
Major result 3
1st Junior Australian Open Penrith 2013 & 2014
Age record 1
2013 Western Sydney Academy of Sport Paddler of the Year. 2013 Paddle NSW Junior Paddler of the Year
Pierre de Coubertin
No
Coach
Myriam Fox
Famous training partners
Jessica Fox
Sport club
Penrith Valley Canoeing
Participation in other sports
School boy rugby and snowboarding

Fun Stuff


Top song on playlist
Dancing in the moonlight - Toploader
Favourite sports team
Wests Tigers - NRL
Sports hero
Vavra Hradilek
Hidden talent
Drawing
Dream holiday destination
Norway
Best 'Outside Comfort Zone' moment
Junior Worlds 2013 European tour

New South Wales

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Angus Thompson | AUS Athlete Selfie


Angus Thompson in the rapids


Angus Thompson in action