Nico BETTGE (GER)

DEGermany
Age:
40 years
Languages:
English, German
Federation:
DEUTSCHER KANU VERBAND E. V.
Nico Bettge (GER)

Biography

Further Personal Information

PLACE OF RESIDENCE
Magdeburg
OCCUPATION
Police Officer
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START CANOEING/ KAYAKING?
He first tried paddling in 1987. He entered his first competition in 1995
REASON FOR TAKING UP THE SPORT
He was introduced to the sport by his father. "I am fascinated by the challenge of whitewater."
HOBBIES
Snowboarding, scuba diving, tennis, inline skating
CLUB
Leipziger KC: Germany
NAME OF COACH
Michael Trummer [national]; Henrik Bettge [father]
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT YEAR
1997
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COUNTRY
Poland
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COMPETITION
European Championships
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
Winning silver in C1 at the 2011 World Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia
HERO/IDOL
German slalom paddler Martin Lang, Czech slalom paddler Lukas Pollert