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Bethan Forrow

Bethan Forrow

Slalom - Podium Potential

Bethan is a junior paddler and competes in both the C1 and K1 classes. In 2018 Beth  impressively also qualified for the senior team at just 16 years of age. 

Beth made her senior debut at the  European Championships in Prague and went on to win gold in the women's C1 Team event and finished 9th in the C1 individual. At the World Championships in Rio she helped GB retain the women's C1 Team title and then won the semi final of the individual C1 to qualify for the final where she finished an incredible 8th.

Beth raced in 2017 as a Junior at both the World and European Junior + Under 23 Championships. Her best international result of 2017 saw her finish 4th in the Junior C1 individual class at the European Championships in Hohenlimberg. 


Date of Birth: 4/5/2001
Born: Hatfield
Hometown: Cheshunt
Lives: Cheshunt
Occupation: Student


Class: C1 K1
Paddling since: 2013
Club: Lee Valley Paddle Sports Club
Coach: Greg Hitchin
Boat Manufacturer: Kayak: Salto. Canoe: Iscream
Paddles Manufacturer: Raab
Lottery Funding: UK Sport Podium Potential Programme


Year Olympic Games World Championships European Championships World Cups National/Other
2018 Rio:
C1 - 8th
C1 Team - 1st

World Jnr Ivrea:
C1 Team - 2nd
K1 Team - 4th
K1 - 5th
C1 - 8th
C1 - 9th
C1 Team - 1st
2017 World Junior Bratislava:
C1 Team - 4th
K1 Team - 5th
European Junior Hohenlimberg:
C1 - 4th
C1 Team - 4th
K1Team - 5th