Angus Thompson

National Team: U23

DOB: 10/01/1997
Hometown: Sydney
Club: Penrith Valley Canoeing
Coach: Julien Billaut
Institute/Academy: NSWIS

  • What has been your biggest accomplishment in the sport so far? 2014 Youth Olympics or making the final at the 2014 Junior World Championships.
  • What keeps you busy outside of Kayaking? Work!
  • Current Occupation? Working as a cook in a kitchen and also work behind the bar serving drinks.
  • Who is the greatest influence on your career? Watching the Olympics.
  • Who inspires you? My competitors.
  • How would your best friend describe you? Laidback.
  • Favourite Australian personality? Scotty James.
  • What scares you the most? Myriam Fox.
  • Do you have any superstitions before you race? Nah.
  • Favourite place to paddle? Europe.
  • Favourite song to paddle to? It changes everyday!
  • Favourite holiday destination? A season at the snow in Japan!

Instagram: @angusthompson_


International Results

2017
10th K1 Teams – ICF U23 World Championships (Bratislava, SVK)
29th K1 – ICF U23 World Championships (Bratislava, SVK)
54th K1 – ICF World Cup 3 (Markkleeberg, GER)

2016
34th K1 – Oceania Championships (Penrith, NSW)

2015
34th K1 – ICF Junior World Championships (Foz do Iguassu, BRA)

2014
10th K1 – ICF Junior World Championships (Penrith, NSW)
20th K1 – Oceania Championships (Penrith, NSW)

2013
21st K1 – ICF Junior World Championships (Liptovsky Mikulas, SVK)