Adam Burgess (GBR)

Adam Burgess (GBR)

GBUnited Kingdom
Canoe Slalom
Date of birth
17 July 1992
Height
180 cm
Weight
70 kg
Residence
Loughton, ENG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Management, Sports Science - Nottingham Trent University: England

Biography

General Interest

Hobbies
Adventures, coffee, guitars, sport, supporting English football club Stoke City. (Instagram profile, 03 Sep 2015; britishcanoeing.org.uk, 18 Jun 2015; stokesentinel.co.uk, 28 Apr 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing in the final of the C1 and C2 events at the 2014 World Cup in Prague, Czech Republic. (britishcanoeing.org.uk, 18 Jun 2015)
Hero / Idol
French slalom paddler Tony Estanguet. (britishcanoeing.org.uk, 31 Aug 2015)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
He splashes his face six times at the start line. (adam-burgess.com, 02 Jun 2016)
Other information
SUPPORT
He is funded by the UK Sport Podium Potential Programme. The scheme supports athletes who have a realistic chance of winning a medal at the Olympic Games. (britishcanoeing.org.uk, 18 Jun 2015)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began paddling at school in 2003.
Club / Team
Stafford & Stone Canoe Club: England
Name of coach
Marc Domenjo [national]
Training Regime
He trains at Lee Valley Canoe Centre in London, England.

Results

CompetitionEventLocationDateSeasonGenderResultRankMentions
World ChampionshipsC1England, London20 September 20152015Men105.389Best result
World ChampionshipsC2England, London19 September 20152015Men215.1520Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 TeamEngland, London20 September 20152015Men119.296Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 TeamEngland, London19 September 20152015Men123.593Best result
World ChampionshipsC2United States, McHenry, MD21 September 20142014Men131.0711Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 TeamUnited States, McHenry, MD21 September 20142014Men213.389Best result
World ChampionshipsC2Czech Republic, Prague15 September 20132013Men110.1021Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 TeamCzech Republic, Prague15 September 20132013Men141.593Best result
European ChampionshipsC1Slovakia, Liptovský Mikuláš14 May 20162016Men104.3533Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsC1 TeamSlovakia, Liptovský Mikuláš14 May 20162016Men128.673Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsC1Germany, Markkleeberg30 May 20152015Men111.8229Best result
European ChampionshipsC2Germany, Markkleeberg31 May 20152015Men120.6917Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 TeamGermany, Markkleeberg30 May 20152015Men119.243Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamGermany, Markkleeberg31 May 20152015Men188.996Best result
European ChampionshipsC2Austria, Vienna1 June 20142014Men15Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamAustria, Vienna1 June 20142014Men120.827Best result
European ChampionshipsC2Poland, Kraków9 June 20132013Men158.5222Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamPoland, Kraków9 June 20132013Men171.305Best result
European ChampionshipsC2Germany, Augsburg13 May 20122012Men19Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamGermany, Augsburg13 May 20122012Men129.381Best result
European ChampionshipsC2Spain, La Seu d'Urgell11 June 20112011Men22Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamSpain, La Seu d'Urgell11 June 20112011Men6Best result
Oceania Open ChampionshipsC1Australia, Penrith20 February 20162016Men100.653Latest resultBest result
World CupC111 September 20162016Men3Latest resultBest result
World CupC116 August 20152015Men19Best result
World CupC216 August 20152015Men37Best result
World CupC117 August 20142014Men45Best result
World CupC217 August 20142014Men13Best result
World CupC225 August 20132013Men26Best result
World CupC12 September 20122012Men30Best result
World CupC22 September 20122012Men21Best result
World CupC113 August 20112011Men47Best result
World CupC214 August 20112011Men24Best result