Robert Janiszewski

National Team: Junior

DOB: 23/09/2000
Hometown: Melbourne, Victoria
Institute/Academy: Victorian Institute of Sport
Club: Melbourne Canoe Club
Coaches: Warwick Draper, Christian Fabris, Al Anderson, Ian Borrows, Robbie Jeffery
Nickname: Rob Dog

  • What has been your biggest accomplishment in the sport so far?  Making the 2018 Canoe Slalom Junior Team as well as winning the 2018 Nationals in C1 Juniors and making my first A final at 2018 Nationals.
  • What keeps you busy outside of paddling?  School (year 12 VCE final year).
  • Greatest influence on your career?  My family, my close friends, my paddling friends and coaches.
  • Who inspires you?  Ian Borrows, Takyua Heneda, Matej Benus.
  • How would your best friend describe you?  Fun and hardworking.
  • Favourite Australian personality?  John Monash.
  • What scares you the most?  Spiders.
  • Superstitions before a race?  I don’t have any rituals.
  • Favourite place to paddle?  Any large whitewater river, preferably in Europe.
  • Favourite song to paddle to? Take A Long Line (The Angels).
  • Favourite holiday destination?  Central Europe.

International Results

26th C1 – ICF Junior World Championships (Ivrea, ITA)

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