Emma Aastrand JORGENSEN (DEN)

DKDenmark
Age:
25 years
Languages:
Danish, English
Federation:
DANSK KANO OG KAJAK FORBUND DKF
Emma Aastrand JORGENSEN

Biography

Further Personal Information

NICKNAME
Emse, Ems
BIOGRAPHY
1996, 169 cm., little sister
PREVIOUS OLYMPICS
Rio 2016
OLYMPIC GAMES
Rio 2016
ICF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
2013-2019
ICF WORLD CUPS
2015-2019
CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
2012-2019
PLACE OF RESIDENCE
Copenhagen NV
OCCUPATION
professional athlete

HIGHER EDUCATION
Painter
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START CANOEING/ KAYAKING?
At the age of 9
REASON FOR TAKING UP THE SPORT
My big sister had started canoeing. I started the year after she did.
HOBBIES
Taking naps, be with family and friends, go out
CLUB
Nybro Furå Kano og Kajakklub
NAME OF COACH
Zoltan Bako
NATIONALITY OF YOUR COACH
Hungarian
SINCE WHEN HAVE YOU BEEN COACHED BY HIM/ HER?
2014
TRAINING REGIME
Aprox. 20 hours each week.
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT YEAR
2014
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COMPETITION
World Championship 2014
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT LOCATION
Moscow 
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
Silver medal at the K1 500 Olympics 
PREFERRED POSITION / STANCE / STYLE / TECHNIQUE
K1 or first seat in K4 Sprint
MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON IN CAREER
Finn Larsen
TRAINING PARTNER(S)
The girls on the National Team.
HERO/IDOL
Christina Aguilera
SUPERSTITIONS/ RITUALS/ BELIEFS
None
SPORTING PHILOSOPHY/ MOTTO
The sun is always shining on the winner.
FAVOURITE PADDLING COURSE
Welland Ontario, Szeged.
FAVOURITE FOOD
Pizza
FAVOURITE MUSIC
Suspekt rap
AMBITIONS
To be the best version of myself every time I train or compete.
AWARDS AND HONORS
World Paddle Award 2014, Danish Sports Award 2015 (Olympic Hope)
HAND
Left
OTHER INFORMATION
I'm really bad at baking
PREFERRED DISTANCE
200/500
POSITION IN BOAT FOR TEAM BOATS
K4/1 , K2/1
BEST RESULTS
Silver medal at the K1 500 Olympics, 2016
SPORTING RELATIVES
My sister Sofie
OTHER SPORTS
Handball and swimming
DEBUT
9 years old