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Sebastian Schubert waved goodbye to competitive canoe slalom

Sebastian Schubert waved goodbye to competitive canoe slalom 10.1.2020

German canoe slalom paddler Sebastian Schubert announced today on his social media he is retiring from competitive canoe slalom after 15 years of excellent sporting career.

31-year-old kayaker Sebastian Schubert has been part of the international canoe slalom community since 2004 and won medals at European and World Championships as well as in the World Cup series.
The venue which brought him the most success in his career was Krakow, where he won individual bronze medal at the 2013 senior Canoe Slalom European Championships, at the same course he won 2005 Junior European Champion title, as well as individual silver medal at the U23 European Championships. In addition he picked up three medals in team events of European Championships in Poland. He was also 2010 U23 European Champion and silver medallist of the 2006 Junior World Championships. Besides previously mentioned medals he also has additional eight medals from team events at Senior and Junior level World and European Championships.
In his post on Instagram he wrote, “Time to say official goodbye to my canoe slalom career. Thanks to everyone who supported me during last 15 years! I loved what I did and love what I do now. Cheers.”


Source and photo: sebastianschubert_k1 Instagram