Manage episode 289951241 series 2808434
Jess Walker is a women's K1 200m and K4 500m sprint kayaker and was selected for Team GB at London 2012 in both events. In 2008 Jess competed in the Beijing Olympic Games at the age of 18, where she finished 17th in the women's K2 500m in Beijing. Since then, she has won medals at the Australian Youth Olympic Games, European Championships and World Cup series. At the World Championships in 2011 she finished 7th in the K1 200m and helped qualify the K4 500m boat for the London 2012 Olympic Games, just narrowly missing out on a medal.