Caileigh Filmer

HomeNational TeamAthletes
ATHLETE STATISTICS
DATE OF BIRTHDEC 18, 1996
COACHDAVE THOMPSON
HEIGHT172 CM
WEIGHT74 KG
HOMETOWNVICTORIA, BC
CURRENT CLUBUNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA RC
Caileigh Filmer

Year Started Rowing: 2010

 

First Coach: Sarah Waterfield

 

First Rowing Experience/Program: Victoria City Rowing Club/Mount Douglas Secondary School

 

Love For Rowing: The endless challenges and new boundaries you are able to try and surpass. Also, the satisfaction gained from accomplishing something you once never thought was possible is addicting.

 

Inspirational Quote:

"Make the impossible possible and always smile"

 

Favourite Sports Team: Vancouver Canucks

 

Career Highlights: 2016 Olympic Games in Rio-W8+ (5th), 2017 U23 Worlds-W8+ (1st)

 

Hobbies: Studying at UVic with hopes of finishing my BSc in combined Earth & Ocean Sciences and Physical Geography

 

Top Tip For Getting Up Early: Set multiple alarms and get the coffee started.

 

Favourite Post-Workout Meal: Fried Eggs on Toast with Goat Cheese & Tomatoes.

 

Favourite Pace To Race: Lucerne, Switzerland

 

Favourite Place To Train: Hazelwinkle, Belgium

 

 

Career Achievements: 

CLASS

YEAR

RACE

POSITION

BW8+

2017

WORLD UNDER-23 CHAMPIONSHIPS, PLOVDIV

1ST

W8+

2016

OLYMPIC GAMES, RIO DE JANEIRO

5TH

W2-

2016

WORLD CUP, LUCERNE

10TH

W2-

2016

WORLD CUP, VARESE

7TH

BW4-

2015

WORLD UNDER-23 CHAMPIONSHIPS, PLOVDIV

2ND

JW2-

2014

WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, HAMBURG

2ND

JW2-

2014

YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES, NANJING

3RD

JW4-

2013

WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, TRAKAI

8TH