Cade Ryan


Cade Ryan

Name: Cade Ryan D.O.B: 01/07/1996 Hometown: Dublin Occupation: Student

How long have you been involved in performance canoeing/kayaking?

For about 6 years.

What motivated you to begin performance canoeing/kayaking?

I began canoeing with my Father and I really enjoyed it so i wanted to take it up and started training.

What is your main discipline?

Mens K1 Slalom

Which club are you a member of?


Who is your coach?

Eoin Rheinisch

What are your greatest achievements thus far?

  • Top Irish Men’s Senior 2014
  • 6th Place in Men’s K1 at the Solkan ECA Cup
  • 10th Position at the Junior European Championships, Men’s C2, 2014
  • 11th Position at the Junior World Championships, Men’s C2, 2013

What do you hope to achieve in the future?

I wish to represent Ireland at the 2020 Olympic Games.

Who has been the greatest influence on your career?

My father.

Who are you currently sponsored by?

Craft Sportswear.

When your not canoeing/kayaking what do you like to do in your spare time?

Work with computers, read and play chess.

Do you have any superstitions before you compete?


Who is your most admired sports person?

Eoin Rheinisch

What, if any injuries have you sustained?

Spiral Fractures to my left hand and some minor back strains.