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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.


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


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


Year Olympic Games World Championships European Championships World Cups National/Other
2018 U23 Ivrea:
C1 Jnr Team - 12th
K1 - 5th
K1 team - 4th
WC2 Krakow:
K1 - 32nd

WC3 Augsberg:
K1 - 21st

World Cup Final La Seu D'Urgell: K1 - 13th
K1 - 5th
K1 team - 4th

2017 U23 Bratislava:
K1 - 4th
K1 Team - 11th

K1 - 30th
K1 Team - 11th

K1 - 14th
K1 Team - 6th
WC Final La Seu:
K1 - 24th

WC3 Markleeberg:
K1 - 31st

WC2 Ausberg:
K1 - 37th

WC1 Prague:
K1 - 36th
2016 Jnr & U23 Krakow:
K1 Team Jnr: 16th
WC4 Prague:
K1 - 5th

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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