David was one of the first ever GB slalom canoeists to win a medal in both C1 and C2 individual classes at an international event; The 2009 World Cup Series.

He first started recreational canoeing in 1996, and entered his first slalom race in the K1 class in May 1997.

His father, George also used to race in the K1 class.

He achieved one of his canoeing goals when he won a silver medal at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.

He is meticulous in preparation.

He has an upper second class degree in Mathematical Physics, from the University of Nottingham.

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