Kaylen Bassett

Name:   Kaylen Bassett
DOB:   17/7/1997
National team: Senior
Hometown: Melbourne, Victoria
Current place of residence:   Penrith, Sydney
Club:   Melbourne Canoe Club, Penrith Valley
Nickname:   K

How did you get into paddling:   Through my younger brother Lachlan
What has been your biggest accomplishment in the sport so far:   9th in Finals at the 2019 Senior World Championships, La Seu, Spain and 4th in Team Sprint at 2018 World Championships
What keeps you busy outside of paddling?  University and work
Who has been the greatest influence on your career?  Rob and Alex McIntyre
How would your best friend describe you?  Down to earth
Do you have any superstitions before a race?  Try to be relaxed as possible
What is your favourite course to paddle on?  La Seu, Spain and Moutathal, Switzerland
Previous National Teams:   U23 Team; 2017, 2019. Senior Team; 2017, 2018, 2019

Instagram:   @kaylenbassett
Facebook page: Kaylen Bassett