Jenna Ward – MOCKE Athlete

Credit – Anthony Grote

Name + Age (2016):
Jenna Ward – 23 years

Full time athlete

Years paddling:
13 years

Which paddling disciplines do you compete in? Eg. Surfski, river marathon, flat-water marathon, flat water sprint, S.U.P etc:
Most of them- flat water marathon/ flat water sprints/ surf ski/ river marathons

Favourite race, why?
Fish River canoe marathon- It’s a competitive race combined with such a fun element. It is a great weekend away with friends and family.

What about paddling keeps you paddling?
Being able to compete in many disciplines, every weekend it is something different, whether it be a surf ski race, a river race or a marathon race.

Were (or are you) a champ at any other sport?
Paddling and only paddling. ha ha

Why paddling above other sports?
The social and friendly vibe at any training session or race. Paddling constantly challenges you in so many ways and I love to see how far I can push myself.

Greatest paddling achievement ( or top 3!)
2nd senior women k2 world marathon champs 2016
2 x bronze medalist u23 k1 world marathon champs 2015 + 2016
1st place u23 world surf ski champs in Tahiti 2015

Most memorablelife achievement outside of paddling:
Completing 2 degrees- Business Admin and Post grad in teaching.

What is your favourite MOCKE product, why?
The Mocke Dry Bag XL- it is so reliable that I can trust my most valued items in them.


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