Robin Bell


Robin was born in South Africa and began paddling in Australia in 1992. Along with his World Championship and Olympic successes, he achieved 13 Slalom World Cup medals from 2001-2008. He is Western Australia’s most successful Slalom kayaker of all time.

Significant achievements
  • Robin won silver in C1 at the 1999 Slalom World Championship and won silver again in C1 at the 2001 Freestyle World Championships.
  • Robin became C1 World Champion in 2005, won bronze in 2007 and again was World Champion in 2008 at the Slalom World Championships.
  • Robin won bronze in C1 at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
  • Robin was awarded AIS Athlete of the Year, Australian Canoeist of the Year, and the WA Sports Star of the Year.
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Congratulations on an amazing achievement Robin!

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