Calum Gingell

Calum Gingell

Age19
ClassU23 MK1
Home Town
Bradford on Avon
Canoeing HistoryStarted competing aged 10. Have raced internationally as a junior from 2014-2017. Selected for first senior World Championships in 2017. 2019 is my first year of U23 international racing.
Best result8th Junior World Championships Sprint Final – Murau, Austia
Favourite RaceGrandtully sprint
Hobbiesmore paddling!
Favourite World ChampionJon Schofield
Favourite WWR OfficialTied between Julie & Peter
Favourite WWR RuleBuoyancy aids must float 50N
OccupationUniversity Student
Dream JobRAF Pilot
Current Boat
Kick the Waves Tonga
Dream BoatTonga seems pretty good
Current PaddlesJantex Gamma Rio
Dietary RequirementsNo rubbish diet
Favourite CakeAny cake that Peter brings to races!
Least Favourite RaceFlatwater sprint C1 50Km
Best Place for a swimUnion canal, Sighthil, Edinburgh at midnight
Worst Place for a swimUnion canal, Sighthill, Edinburgh at midnight whilst wearing a leaky space suit
Dream C2 PartnerAn outboard motor