Amanda Simper OLYMPIAN
Amanda joined Swanbourne Nedlands SLSC in 1988 and was introduced to paddling. She started training on surf skis before competing competitively in the Sprint discipline. She became a level one sprint coach and put this to good use, developing up and coming paddlers.
- Amanda competed in her first National Championships in 1995, winning the K1 1000m and competing in the B Final of the K1 500m.
- Amanda made her first Australian team in 1997 as one of the original WAIS athletes.
- Amanda finished 10th at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games in the K4 500m event.
Congratulations on an amazing achievement Amanda!