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Joe Clarke

Name: Joe Clarke

Best known as: Clarkey

Hometown: Stone

Living now: Waltham Abbey

Discipline: Kayak

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

Food: Pizza

Drink: Coke Zero

Music: Anything House

Movie: Toy Story

Read: Shoe Dog

Piece of Peak PS Kit: Racer ST 2020

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