Samuel HERNANZ (ESP)

ESSpain
Age:
34 years
Languages:
Spanish, French
Federation:
REAL FEDERACIÓN ESPAÑOLA DE PIRAGÜISMO
Samuel Hernanz (ESP)

Biography

Further Personal Information

NICKNAME
Samu
PLACE OF RESIDENCE
La Seu D'urgell
OCCUPATION
Athlete
HIGHER EDUCATION
Sport education and kayak trainer graduation
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START CANOEING/ KAYAKING?
Age 10 in Saint pé de Bigorre
REASON FOR TAKING UP THE SPORT
My Father was athlete and win a silver medal in c2 in the world championships Jonquiere 1979. I was born in a village who is one of the most famous place in france to do kayak : Saint pé de bigorre near Pau.
I love this sport because because you are in the water and is so technical that it's seems art . And racing is a good life school for me!
HOBBIES
Do it yourself / wild
CLUB
Atlético San Sebastian
NAME OF COACH
Stéphane Perilhou and Xabi Etxaniz
NATIONALITY OF YOUR COACH
Stéphane :French and Xabi :spanish
SINCE WHEN HAVE YOU BEEN COACHED BY HIM/ HER?
Since 2009 both
TRAINING REGIME
I do a lot of Yoga and technical sessions! And not so much strength training.
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT YEAR
2008
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COUNTRY
Germany
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COMPETITION
World Cup
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT LOCATION
Augsburg
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
Olympic Games 2012
PREFERRED POSITION / STANCE / STYLE / TECHNIQUE
up stream
MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON IN CAREER
Stéphane Perilhou
TRAINING PARTNER(S)
Maialen Chourraut; Marzo/Perez; Boris Neveu
HERO/IDOL
buddha
SPORTING PHILOSOPHY/ MOTTO
Start thoroughly, accelerate in the middle and sprint for the finish !!
FAVOURITE PADDLING COURSE
Athens and Bratislava
FAVOURITE FOOD
oysters and galician beef ribs !
AMBITIONS
continue to be happy on the water
continue learning to know me!
OTHER SPORTS
squash ,tennis, runing