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Jared McArthur

Canoe/Kayak

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Current Residence: Oklahoma City, OK
Event/Discipline: Sprint Kayak, K-2
Birthdate: 1/28/1991
Height: 6'1"
Club: Oklahoma City University
School: OCU Canoe/Kayak

Career Highlights:

  • 2009 Junior World Championships Team Member
  • 2011 U23 National Team Member
  • Recorded podium finishes at 2011 Lake Placid International in K2 and K4
  • 2011 US Sprint National Championships - 1st place in K2 200m, 2nd in K2 1000m

Personal:

  • Job: Student/Sales Rep. for Braca-Sport and Nelo Kayaks
  • Hobbies: fishing, sleeping, thrill-seeking
  • Website: www.egogear.us
  • How'd you get started? When I was about 12, I was looking to try a new interesting sport. As a result, I became enrolled in a middle school sprint-kayaking program at Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club (LCKC) and have been hooked ever since.
  • Trivia: I enjoy discovering new music and genres

Jared started paddling with Lanier Canoe and Kayak at 12 years of age.  In 2007 he joined the sprint team and has been training ever since.  He enjoys the K-4 and K-1.  His goal includes paddling with the U23 team and advancing from there. Jared participated in the Men's Kayak Four team at the 2009 Junior Sprint World Championship, Moscow, Russia.

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