A rising star in Para-canoe, Dylan Littlehales made his Australian debut at 15, hitting international waters for the first time at the 2015 International Canoe Federation (ICF) Canoe Sprint and Para-canoe World Championships in Milan, Italy. Although he was the youngest competitor in Milan by three years, Dylan raced strongly to record a top eight result in the B final of the men’s kayak KL3.
A combination of hard work and raw talent meant that it did not take Dylan long to prove to selectors that he was worthy of a place on the 2016 Australian Paralympic Team. Training under David Birt and Paul Hutchinson, he spent six days a week on the water and three days a week in the gym preparing for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, modelling his style after Australian able-bodied paddlers Lachlan Tame and Rob McIntyre.
Dylan not only achieved his goal of a Paralympic …Read More