Kayaking Success


Kayaking SuccessDavid, 16, cannot stop winning in his discipline of Kayaking. David, a sixth form student at Castell Alun High School competed in another International Kayaking Event held in Belgium on the 13th and 14th September and came away with an incredible haul of 2 gold and 2 silver medals.

A large number of top international paddlers formed the field and David’s performance exceeded all expectations. Furthermore, David then competed further in the National Marathon Championships in Worcester and the National Sprint Championships where he was awarded a silver and gold medal respectively.

David has been kayaking since the age of 7 trains 4 to 6 times a week at Chester Kayaking Club. He commented, “ I find the sport really enjoyable. My parents inspired me to take up the sport as they enjoy kayaking and have also competed at various levels. Who knows what the future holds, but to do this for a living would be a dream come true.”