BAMbassador – Bradley Forbes-Cryans

Bradley-Forbes-Cryans---Canoe-Salom
Bradley-Forbes-Cryans---Canoe-Salom

Bradley is part of the British Team for the sport of Canoe Slalom, an Olympic discipline. His journey started at the age of 10 when he first tried kayaking and since then he has gone from strength to strength with 4th place at the Junior World Championships in 2013.

He has made the transition to the senior team and has been competing in Europe for TeamGB. A proud Scot based in Edinburgh he also enjoys cross training with mountain biking, weight training and skiing.

Bradly also loves travelling and experiencing different cultures. His approach to training and travel makes him a great fit with the BAM team. He is a real talent in the world of paddlesport and we hope to see him achieve Olympic success in the future.

We interviewed Bradley to find out more:

Do you have a Life motto or mantra that you live by?

“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.”

What bothers you?

The fear of failure.

What are you known for?

The cheeky smile.

The big dream?

To reach the pinnacle of my sport.

Who inspires you and why?

Sir Chris Hoy for his sheer success at the Olympic Games.

If you were to live in another country where would you pick?

It would have to be Germany, I enjoy the way of life there and they have awesome white water courses there.

If you had not followed the path you are on what would you have done instead?

I would have probably kept skiing competitively.

What is your favourite invention and why?

Bicycle – Its Such a great way to keep fit and get from place to place.

Your favourite drink?

Crabbies Scottish ginger beer.

Favourite film?

I love all the Marvel films.

First car?

Black V.W POLO 1.2.

Phobias or fears?

Anything that crawls or slithers.