Daniel Watkins

National Teams: Senior

DOB: 21/11/1995
Hometown: Hobart, Tasmania
Institute/Academy: TIS
Club:  Derwent Canoe Club
Coaches: Julien Billaut, Robin Jeffery
Nickname: Dan

  • What has been your biggest accomplishment in the sport so far? Double National Champion in C1 and K1 and making the Senior Team in K1 and C1.
  • What keeps you busy outside of paddling? Work, mountain biking, climbing, more paddling, creek boating.
  • Current occupation? Photocopier technician.
  • Greatest influence on your career? The people who help push me to compete in two classes.
  • Who inspires you? Peter Kauzer.
  • How would your best friend describe you? Always up for an adventure or just a coffee.
  • Favourite Australian personality? Russell Coight.
  • What scares you the most? Snakes!
  • Superstitions before a race? Get your bib on the right way round.
  • Favourite place to paddle? Tasmanian Creeking.
  • Favourite song to paddle to? Anything really.
  • Favourite holiday destination? Norway.

Instagram: @dan__watkins


International Results

2018
22nd C1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships (Rio de Janiero, BRA)
13th C1 Teams – ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships (Rio de Janiero, BRA)
28th K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships (Rio de Janiero, BRA)
10th K1 Teams – ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships (Rio de Janiero, BRA)
28th K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships (Rio de Janiero, BRA)
6th C1 – ICF Canoe Slalom U23 World Championships (Ivrea, ITA)
9th C1 Teams – ICF Canoe Slalom U23 World Championships (Ivrea, ITA)
14th K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom U23 World Championships (Ivrea, ITA)
20th K1 Teams – ICF Canoe Slalom U23 World Championships (Ivrea, ITA)
16th C1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 1 (Liptovsky Mikulas, SVK)
37th K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 1 (Liptovsky Mikulas, SVK)
23rd C1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 2 (Krakow, POL)
9th K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 2 (Krakow, POL)
28th C1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 3 (Augsburg, GER)
38th C1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 5 (La Seu d’Urgell, ESP)
41st K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 5 (La Seu d’Urgell, ESP)

2017
7th C1 Teams – ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships (Pau, FRA)
53rd C1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships (Pau, FRA)
9th C1 – ICF Canoe Slalom U23 World Championships (Bratislava, SVK)
46th C1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 1 (Prague, CZE)
12th C1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 2 (Augsburg, GER)
27th C1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 3 (Markkleeberg, GER)
21st C1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 4 (Ivrea, ITA)
47th C1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup Final (La Seu d’Urgell)

2016
18th C1 – ICF Canoe Slalom U23 World Championships (Krakow, POL)
10th C1 Teams – ICF Canoe Slalom U23 World Championships (Krakow, POL)
5th K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom U23 World Championships (Krakow, POL)
5th K1 Teams – ICF Canoe Slalom U23 World Championships (Krakow, POL)
40th C1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 4 (Prague, CZE)
12th K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 4 (Prague, CZE)
39th C1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 5 (Tacen, SLO)
32nd K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 5 (Tacen, SLO)
36th C1 – Oceania Championships (Penrith, NSW)
38th K1 – Oceania Championships (Penrith, NSW)

2015
54th K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships (London, GBR)
18th C1 – ICF Canoe Slalom U23 World Championships (Foz do Iguassu, BRA)
25th K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom U23 World Championships (Foz do Iguassu, BRA)
87th K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 1 (Prague, CZE)
31st K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 2 (Krakow, POL)
37th C1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 3 (Liptovsky Mikulas, SVK)
45th K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 3 (Liptovsky Mikulas, SVK)
1st K1 Teams – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 3 (Liptovsky Mikulas, SVK)
49th K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 4 (La Seu d’Urgell, ESP)
46th K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 5 (Pau, FRA)

2014
19th K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom U23 World Championships (Penrith, NSW)
45th K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom U23 World Championships (Penrith, NSW)
35th K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 2 (Tacen, SLO)
7th K1 Teams – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 2 (Tacen, SLO)
50th K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup 4 (La Seu d’Urgell, ESP)
16th K1 – ICF Ranking Race (Tacen, SLO)
11th K1 – National Championships (Penrith, NSW)
27th C1 – Oceania Championships (Penrith, NSW)
34th K1 – Oceania Championships (Penrith, NSW)

2013
30th C1 – ICF Canoe Slalom Junior World Championships (Liptovsky Mikulas, SVK)
12th K1 – ICF Canoe Slalom Junior World Championships (Liptovsky Mikulas, SVK)
1st C1 – Australian Youth Olympic Festival (Penrith, NSW)
1st K1 – Australian Youth Olympic Festival (Penrith, NSW)