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Name: Joe Clarke
Best known as: Clarkey
Living now: Waltham Abbey
Class: K1/Kayak Cross
Current boats: Galasport Caipi Fins/Pyranha Ripper Evo
Shaft of choice: Straight
Big volume or tight and technical: Tight and technical
Favourite paddling spot: Prague
Why should you be on the Peak PS team?: It’s a pretty easy answer, so I can be part of the team that creates the best paddling kit on the market!
What can you bring to the party?: Good energy and beer?
How did you get into paddling?: I first tried canoeing with the scouts aged 9, was a bit young to join my local canoe club. Then a link with my school and the local canoe club aged 11 got me hooked and the rest is history
Achievements: Olympic Champion Rio 2016, multiple World Cup medals, Kayak cross World Champ x 2
What's your paddling goals for 2023? World Champion at home and qualify for Paris
Best things about paddling: Getting to travel the world training and competing, experiencing different cultures and making friends.
Best boating moment: Rio Olympic final
Worst boating moment: Every day in winter when its below freezing!
Extras / Favourites: Ultimate worldwide destination: New Zealand
Drink: Coke Zero
Music: Anything House
Movie: Toy Story
Read: Shoe Dog
Piece of Peak PS Kit: Racer ST 2020