Pernille Brandstrup KNUDSEN (DEN)

DKDenmark
Age:
25 years
Languages:
Danish, English
Federation:
DANSK KANO OG KAJAK FORBUND DKF
Pernille Brandstrup KNUDSEN

Biography

Further Personal Information

NICKNAME
Pernulle.
ICF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Year: 2017 - 2018 - 2019
ICF WORLD CUPS
Year: 2016 - 2017 - 2018 - 2019
CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Year: 2017 - 2018 - 2019
PLACE OF RESIDENCE
Bagsværd, Denmark
OCCUPATION
Financial Economics Student
HIGHER EDUCATION
Studying at the business academy
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START CANOEING/ KAYAKING?
6 years old in Gladsaxe Canoe & Kayak Club
REASON FOR TAKING UP THE SPORT
I have been a part of the sport since I was born because my mother was a big part of the sport, even though she had stopped her career. I was with her to competition etc., where she was starter and I was part of the medal ceremonies where I went in with the medals for the winning athletes.
CLUB
Maribo Kayakclub
NAME OF COACH
Zoltan Bako
NATIONALITY OF YOUR COACH
Hungary
SINCE WHEN HAVE YOU BEEN COACHED BY HIM/ HER?
2016
PREFERRED POSITION / STANCE / STYLE / TECHNIQUE
Sprint.
TRAINING PARTNER(S)
Emma Jørgensen, Julie Frølund, Bolette Nyvang, Emma Bock, Sara Milthers
SUPERSTITIONS/ RITUALS/ BELIEFS
I always visit my grandfather's grave and light candles before a competition.
SPORTING PHILOSOPHY/ MOTTO
Don't talk, just act! Don't say, just show! Don't promise, just prove!
FAVOURITE PADDLING COURSE
Szeged, Hungary
FAVOURITE FOOD
Free food
FAVOURITE MUSIC
Nik & Jay
AMBITIONS
Be the best
HAND
Right hand.
SPORTING RELATIVES
My Grandfarther started paddle canoe many years ago. 
My mother and aunt have paddle kayak and been to the Olympics twice. 
My brother and I are on the same National Team now. My cousins also paddle kayaks and are on the U23 and U16 National team.
DEBUT
Year: 2003 (6 years old).