Glenn Rypp

Canoe Sprint

Nickname

Rypper

Y.O.B

1991

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Glenn Rypp

University/Employment
UniSA Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

How did you start in this sport
Approximately 2006 to improve my ski paddling in Surf Life Saving

Ultimate sporting goal
OLYMPIC GOLD accompanied by a World Record

Proudest sporting achievement
Making the K1 final at Junior Worlds in 2009 and also making Youth Olympics in the same year where I achieved a Silver and Bronze.

Best place visited while travelling as an athlete

Best advice you have been given
Focus on your goals otherwise you get to much value of the pain today

Describe an average training day
On the water in the morning and evening along with a gym session during the day on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

What do you do for fun and relaxation
Surfing and watching movies.

Favourite sporting hero
Eirik Veras Larsen, Murray Stewart, Adam van Koeverden, Michael Phelps and Roger Federer