About

25 years of experience competing in multisport, ironman, and kayaking at world class level. Ben’s knowledge underpinned from firsthand experience and 1000s of hours having worked along side the worlds best coaches and sports scientists can guide you to reach your best.

Ben Fouhy is a New Zealand flatwater and marathon canoeist who has been competing since the early 2000s. Competing in three Summer Olympics, he won the silver in the K-1 1000 m event at Athens in 2004, as well as finishing fourth in the 2008 Olympics and ninth in the 2012 Olympics in the same event.

He is the recipient of the 2003 Halberg Award for NZ Sportsman of the Year and a former world record holder in the K1 1000m event.

 


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Career Highlights

Gold Medal, Worlds fastest time in K1 1000m
2006 World Cup regatta, Poland

Bronze Medal in K1 1000m
2006 World Championships, Szeged, Hungary

Olympic Silver Medal in K1 1000m
2004 Athens Olympics

Halberg Award
2003 New Zealand Sportsman of the Year

World Champion K1 1000m
2003 World Championships, Gainsville George

New Zealand Order of Merit
2005 For services to Kayaking

Silver Medal K1 1000m
2007 Beijing Olympic test event

4th Place K1 1000m
2008 Olympics, Beijing

1st place in King of the Harbour
2011 surf ski international, Auckland

World Ironman Championships
2009 Competed Kona, Hawaii

Bronze Medal in K1 Marathon
2005 World Marathon Championships, Perth

Gold Medal in K1 1000m & K1 500m
2005 Australian National Championships, Sydney

Gold Medal in K1 1000m
2004 New Zealand Sprint National Championships,  Auckland

Gold Medal in K2 1000m
2004 New Zealand Sprint National Championships,  Auckland

Gold Medal in K1 1000m
2004 English National Championships, Nottingham

Gold Medal in K1 1000m
2003 World Cup regatta Poznan, Poland

Gold Medal in K1 1000m
2003 New Zealand Sprint National Championships,  Auckland

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