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Bradley Forbes-Cryans

Bradley Forbes-Cryans

Slalom - Podium Potential

Bradley is a men’s K1 slalom kayaker and 2018 is his fourth year on the senior British Team. He got his season off to a great start qualifying for his first European Championships final where he came 8th.

His best result of 2017 was 5th place in the Under 23 Men's Team at the World Championships in Bratislava and in 2016 he won silver at World Cup 5 in Tacen.

Bradley, who started canoeing when he was 10 years old, also ski's and lifts weights when he's not out on the water in his kayak. 


Date of Birth: 25/03/1995
Born: Edinburgh
Hometown: Roslin, Midlothian
Lives: Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Occupation: Athlete
Height / Weight: 1.79m / 72kg
Hobbies: Skiing, biking, weightlifting


Class: Canoe Slalom - Men's K1
Paddling since: 2005
Club: CR Cats
Coach: Mark Delaney
Boat Manufacturer: Galasport Sonic Boom
Paddles Manufacturer: Galasport
Lottery Funding: UK Sport Podium Programme


Year Olympic Games World Championships European Championships World Cups National/Other
2018 Prague:
K1 - 8th
K1 Team - 4th
2017 Pau:
K1 - 28th
K1 Team - 11th

U23 Bratislava:
K1 - 5th
K1 Team - 11th

K1 - 24th, K1 Team - 6th
WC Final La Seu:
K1 - 17th
WC 3 Markleeberg:
K1 - 24th
WC 2 Augsburg:
K1 - 31st
WC 1 Prague: K1 - 18th
2016 Jnr & U23 Krakow:
K1 U23 Team - 13th
K1 - 29th, K1 Team- 4th
WC 1 Ivrea: K1 - 6th
WC 2 La Seu: K1 - 25th
WC 3 Pau: K1 - 37th
WC 4 Prague: K1- 14th
WC 5 Tacen: K1 - 2nd
2015 Lee Valley:
K1 - 18th, K1 Team - 3rd

U23 Brazil:
K1 U23 - 18th, K1 U23 Team - 5th
K1 - 17th, K1 Team - 2nd
WC 1 Prague:
K1 - 15th, K1 Team - 4th

WC 2 Krakow:
K1 - 20th

WC 3 Liptovsky:
K1 - 40th

WC 4 La Seu d’Urgell:
K1 - 30th

WC 5 Pau:
K1 - 20th, K1 Team - 2nd
2013 Jnr & U23 Liptovsky:
K1 Jnr - 4th, K1 Jnr Team - 10th
Jnr & U23 France:
K1 Jnr - 15th, K1 Jnr Team - 4th
2012 Jnr & U23 Wausau:
K1 Jnr - 14th, K1 Jnr Team - 13th
Jnr & U23 Solkan:
K1 Jun - 8th