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About Me

Full Name: Mark Proctor
D.O.B.: 23rd December 1988
Nationality: British
Occupation: Full-time athlete
Born: Stoke-On-Trent,
Home Town: Penkridge, Staffordshire
Lives: Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, London.
Height: 181cm
Weight: 72kg

The Kit I Use

Paddling Kit: Peakuk
Boat: Galasport What Else? and Vajda H3
Blade: Galasport 3M MAXI MCQ Elite
Shaft: Patrice
Paddle length: 147cm

Canoeing Info

Event: Mens C1 & C2 with Etienne Stott
Club: Stafford And Stone
Training base: Lee Valley, London.
Strength Coach: Leigh Williams.
Psychologist: Katie Warriner.
First paddled: June 2001. Stafford & Stone CC
First slalom coach: Andy Neave
First race: July 2001. Stafford & Stone CC
First slalom boat: K1. Mystic Magic and C1. Arrowcraft Viper 2k
Favourite site: Lee Valley.
Favourite British Site: Lee Valley.
Paddling Idol: Tony Estanguet
Non Paddling Idol: Bradley Wiggins, Kenny Dalglish, Bill Shankly and the Hillsborough familes for their fight for justice.

Best Results to Date

6th WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015 (Lee Valley, London, UK)
5th European Championships 2015 (Leipzig, Germany)
10th World Cup 3 2014 (Prague Czech Replublic)
7th World Cup 1 2013. (Cardiff, Wales)
7th Place Seu World Cup 3 2012. (La Seu D'urgell, Spain.)
11th Place Senior Europeans 2012. (Augsburg, Germany)
4th Place Under 23 Championships 2011 (Banja Luka, Bosnia)
9th Place Senior Europeans 2011 (La Seu D'urgell, Spain)
15th Senior Worlds 2010 (Tacen,Slovenia)
5th Senior Europeans 2011 (Bratislava, Slovakia)
4th U23 Championships C2 with Thomas Brady. 2010 (Leipzig, Germany)
5th World Cup Series 2010 (Mulitiple venues)
BRITISH domestic CHAMPION 2009
15th Senior Europeans 2009 (Nottingham, UK)
9th World Cup 3 2008 (Augsburg, Germany)
BRONZE Junior Europeans 2006 (Nottingham, UK)

Favourite Food & Drink

Favourite food: Thai Curry
Favourite fruit: Mango or Strawberries
Favourite drink: Water
What I would order from the chippy: Fish & Chips, Curry sauce and mushy peas
Favourite dessert: My mums cheese cake

Interesting facts.

Car: VW Polo Gti & VW Golf
Car I Would Like: Audi R8
Bike: Felt Race Bike
Current Favourite Album: Tinie Tempah
Current Favourite Band: Oasis
Favourite film: Cool Runnings.
Favourite TV Program: Breaking Bad. Mentalist. Suits
Favourite Comedy: Any Peter Kay show. The Office (both UK and US)
Favourite Reading: Sporting Autobiographies.
Hobbies: Guitar Playing. Journalism. Playing with Gadgets and a big coffee lover!

Education

High School : Wolgarston High School, Penkridge
Currently Studying: The art of C1 canoeing and the anatomy of the shoulder.

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