Bayleigh Hooper placed fourth with the four with coxswain adaptive trunk and arms (pr3mix4+) at the 2018 World Championships. Along with Kyle Fredrikson, Andrew Todd, Victoria Nolan, Bayleigh Hooper and coxswain Laura Court the mixed crew won the event at the last chance qualifying event in June 2021 to earn a Games’ berth.
Hooper began rowing in 2017 with Trent University’s novice program. She joined the Peterborough Rowing Club and learned the sport from coaches Richard Love and Dylan Wing. She was recruited for Rowing Canada’s NextGen adaptive rowing program by national team coach and Peterborough resident Carol Love.
2018 world championships…
The daughter of Mijka and Bobby Hooper, owners of Dancemakers… In 2020 named to the Owen Sound Sports Hall of Fame… Enjoys bike rides, baking and Netflix…
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
- 2018 World Championships PR3 mixed fours 4th