Fredrik WAHLEN (SWE)

SESweden
Age:
32 years
Languages:
Swedish, English 
Federation:
SVENSKA KANOTFÖRBUNDET SKF

Biography

Further Personal Information

NICKNAME
Fred
PLACE OF RESIDENCE
Nyköping
OCCUPATION
Athlete and TV editor 
HIGHER EDUCATION
Film and TV University 
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START CANOEING/ KAYAKING?
I started canoeing at 12 years old whit Järfälla canoe club
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START CANOEING/ KAYAKING?
We started at 2010
REASON FOR TAKING UP THE SPORT
I started kayaking because its the most beautiful and fun sport I could ever think about. The feeling from the water under the boat flying down the course is the best!  
HOBBIES
Guitar, skiing, floorball, nature 
CLUB
Järfälla kanot och rodd klubb
NAME OF COACH
Hanna Plato (spouse)
NATIONALITY OF YOUR COACH
Swedish
TRAINING REGIME
I belive there many ways to success and whats most important is to find your whey and keep to it! Listen and watch other paddler and if you like it copy to your skills ;) 
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT YEAR
2007
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COUNTRY
Czech Republic
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COMPETITION
World Cup
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT LOCATION
Prague
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
Swedish champ, Nordic champ, Master of water, 19 in qaulifiaction in Pau worldcup 2015.
PREFERRED POSITION / STANCE / STYLE / TECHNIQUE
Use the water
MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON IN CAREER
My dad  
TRAINING PARTNER(S)
Erik Homer
HERO/IDOL
Muhammad Ali
SUPERSTITIONS/ RITUALS/ BELIEFS
Trust Life
SPORTING PHILOSOPHY/ MOTTO
Enjoy
FAVOURITE PADDLING COURSE
Pau
FAVOURITE FOOD
Moose
FAVOURITE MUSIC
Håkan Hellström
AMBITIONS
Winning
OTHER INFORMATION
"Dreams of flying  Not like dying Its just I’m trying  No more fighting  Musics playing This is me saying Enjoy living!" - Fredrik Wahlen
OTHER SPORTS
Floorball