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Chelsey Dixon

Chelsey Dixon

Paracanoe - Podium Potential

Chelsey was identified by a  British Canoeing Talent Identification process and earned a place on the Podium Potential Programme in 2017.  She competes in the KL3 and VL3 events. In 2018 Chelsey went to her first World Championships and came 9th in the close fought K1 KL3 200m race.

Chelsey's interest in to kayaking was started when she was younger by contact through a charity called Climbing Out, set up by Kelda Wood a previous British Canoeing Programme athlete. 

Profile

Date of Birth: 29/09/1996
Lives: Staffordshire
Occupation: Student at University of Derby studying Biomedical Health
Height / Weight: 1.88m / 75.6kg

Discipline

Class: K1 200m KL3 & V1 200m VL3
Paddling since: December 2016
Coach: Matt Lawrence
Lottery Funding: UK Sport Podium Potential Programme

Results

Year Olympic Games World Championships European Championships World Cups National/Other
2018 Montemor-o-Velho:
KL3 200m - 9th