Keily Dober

National Team: U23

DOB: 22/09/1997
Hometown: Bilgola Plateau, New South Wales
Club: Pittwater Paddling Club
Coach: Leda and Cameron Mcfadzean
Institute/Academy: NSWIS
Nickname: Keilz

  • How did you get into paddling?
    A talent identification program at Sydney Northern Beaches Kayak Club, after retiring from 10 years of gymnastics due to a back injury.
  • What has been your biggest accomplishment in the sport so far?
    Making the U23 Australian Team in 2018.
  • What keeps you busy outside of paddling?
    I’m completing a Bachelor of Medical Science at Sydney University.
  • Who has been the greatest influence on your career?
    My family are my biggest supporters and my coaches have helped me get to where I am today, I’m extremely thankful.
  • How would your best friend describe you?
    I asked her and she said “Loves to sleep, usually late, always hungry and I can always count on you no matter what”
  • What is your favourite course to paddle on?
    Training on Montebelo Aguieira Lake & Resort before Junior World Champs in Portugal was definitely my favourite.
  • Previous National Teams:
    Olympic Hopefules (2014), Junior World Championships (2015), U23 World Championships (2018).

Instagram: @keily_dober


International Results

2015
15th (K2 500) – ICF Junior World Championships (Montemor-O-Velho, POR)