Ricarda Funk

Date of Birth: 15.04.1992  

Discipline: K1 women  

Best results:

  • Vice-Worldchampion 2015
  • Europeanchampion 2014
  • Vice-Europeanchampion 2015
  • U23 Europeanchampion 2013 

Where did you start:  in Remagen, a small city in western Germany  

Why do you paddle? Paddling is a sport with many facets. Each course has his own character. That’s why you always have new challenges. It never gets boring.  Fun is most important for me. 

Most favourite course/river? Pau is my favourite course.  

Your best paddling experience: When I won my first WorldCup-medal in Prague 2012. I would have never expect it and I just couldn’t believe it.  

Your future goals and plans: stay focused and never forget the fun  

Other hobbies: athletics & sewing  

Web/other contact: ricardafunk.de