Caitlin REGAL (NZL)

NZNew Zealand
Age:
30 years
Federation:
NEW ZEALAND CANOEING FEDERATION INC.
Caitlin RYAN

Biography

Further Personal Information

NICKNAME
Cait
PREV. NAMES
Competed as Caitlin RYAN until 2021.
PLACE OF RESIDENCE
I live and train in Auckland, New Zealand
OCCUPATION
Dental hygienist
HIGHER EDUCATION
Bachelor of Health Science Majoring in Oral Health from Auckland University of Technology.
HOBBIES
Shopping and surfing
CLUB
North Shore Canoe Club
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT YEAR
2014
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COMPETITION
World Cup series in K4
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
It would have to be winning my first ever world title in the K2 with Lisa [Carrington]
MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON IN CAREER
This is hard to answer. There are so many people from friends, family and team-mates, and coaches who have been equally influential in my career. 
HERO/IDOL
Valerie Adams, she is a NZ shot putter with some huge accolades but an even bigger personality, which I completely admire. 
SPORTING PHILOSOPHY/ MOTTO
Have fun
FAVOURITE PADDLING COURSE
I really love paddling in Le temple in France. The water is beautiful, the people are so nice and the food is amazing. 
FAVOURITE FOOD
Sweet would be chocolate. Savory would be ramen
FAVOURITE MUSIC
Red Hot Chilli Peppers
AMBITIONS
I would love to win multiple Olympic medals
AWARDS AND HONORS
Finalist for NZ Halberg Awards Team of the Year
SPORTING RELATIVES
My Uncle was a junior All Black
OTHER SPORTS
I used to swim competitively and surf life saving
OTHER SPORTS
She has won numerous titles at the New Zealand Surf Life Saving Championships