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Christopher Bowers

Christopher Bowers

Slalom - Podium Potential

Chris is a men's slalom kayaker (K1)  and 2018 is his second year on the British senior team. He got 2018 off to a great start qualifying for his second successive European Championships final where he came 5th. 

In 2017 he came 4th at the U23 World Championships in Bratislava.

Profile

Date of Birth: 30/07/1998
Born: Stoke-on-Trent
Hometown: Staffordshire
Lives: Stoke-on-Trent
Occupation: Student
Height / Weight: 1.80m
Hobbies: Climbing

Discipline

Class: Slalom - Kayak Single (K1)
Paddling since: 2008
Club: Stafford and Stone Canoe Club
Coach: Gareth Wilson
Boat Manufacturer: Galasport
Paddles Manufacturer: Raab
Lottery Funding: UK Sport Podium Potential Programme

Results

Year Olympic Games World Championships European Championships World Cups National/Other
2018 Prague:
K1 - 5th
K1 Team - 4th
2017 U23 Bratislava:
K1 - 4th
K1 Team - 11th

Pau:
K1 - 30th
K1 Team - 11th


Tacen:
K1 - 14th
K1 Team - 6th
WC Final La Seu: K1 - 24th
WC 3 Markleeberg:
K1 - 31st
WC 2 Augsburg:
K1 - 37th
WC1 Prague: K1 - 36th
2016 Jnr & U23 Krakow:
K1 Team Jnr: 16th
WC 4 Prague: K1- 58th
WC 5 Tacen: K1- 24th
2015 Foz do Iguacu:
Jnr Men's K1 - 6th, Jnr Men's K1 Team - 8th, U23 Men's K1 Team - 5th
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