Jacob Holmes

Jacob Holmes

Age20
ClassK1M & C2
Home Town
Aberfeldy
Canoeing HistoryI did slalom for 9 years in K1 and C2 until I came to my senses 1 year ago.
Best result2 x Scottish Sprint Champion
Favourite RaceMouta
HobbiesClimbing & whitewater paddling
Favourite World ChampionI’m a big fan of names with kitchen appliances in them – so Simon Oven
Favourite WWR OfficialThey’re all heros but I have heard the organiser of the Aberfeldy race is a good guy.
Favourite WWR RuleRounding to the nearest half second worked out pretty well for me last year at selection.
OccupationStudent/Slaom Coach
Dream JobF1 Engineer
Current Boat
Wish
Dream BoatIam Hosie
Current PaddlesBracsa 4
Dietary RequirementsMany Bananas
Favourite CakeCheesecake
Least Favourite RaceAny flat classic
Best Place for a swimThe lovely clean Tay
Worst Place for a swimWorld champs and Muota – an embaraassing bumpy ride
Dream C2 PartnerWhat happens if I don’t say Ryan?