Ricarda FUNK (GER)

DEGermany
Age:
28 years
Languages:
German, English, French
Federation:
DEUTSCHER KANU VERBAND E. V.
Ricarda Funk (GER)

Biography

Further Personal Information

NICKNAME
Rici
PLACE OF RESIDENCE
Augsburg
OCCUPATION
Soldier
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START CANOEING/ KAYAKING?
I began canoeing aged 8
REASON FOR TAKING UP THE SPORT
Canoe slalom is a multifaceted sport. There are so many components you have to handle with. The water is always changing, so you have to be spontanous. you get always new challenges. That's what I Love.
HOBBIES
Friend
CLUB
KSV Bad Kreuznach
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT YEAR
2014
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COUNTRY
Austria
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COMPETITION
European Championship
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT LOCATION
Vienna
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
Becoming European Champion at my Senior international debut. I foulen' beliebe it :)
MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON IN CAREER
My dad
TRAINING PARTNER(S)
Melanie Pfeifer, Jasmin Schornberg
SUPERSTITIONS/ RITUALS/ BELIEFS
I dont like having bib number 4. I had it a couple of times at Important races in the past. I dont have good experience with this number
SPORTING PHILOSOPHY/ MOTTO
Try your best and have Fun!
FAVOURITE PADDLING COURSE
Bourg St. Maurice
FAVOURITE FOOD
Chocolate
SPORTING RELATIVES
My Brother has also represented Germany in canoe slalom