Jakub Buczek

Jakub
Buczek

2021 National Team Athlete

  • ProgramMen's Open
  • Club AffiliationBurnaby Lake Rowing Club

General Facts

  • Date of BirthOctober 10, 1993
  • HometownBurnaby, BC
  • Social Media

Career Info

  • Joined National Team2018
  • Club AffiliationBurnaby Lake Rowing Club
  • Current CoachTerry Paul
  • First Rowed2009, Wayland-Weston Rowing Association, a public high school team outside of Boston, MA
  • First CoachBrian Dedominici

Fun Facts

What I love about rowing

I love that it pushes me beyond my comfort zone, helping me prove to myself what I am capable of. I love the pursuit of perfection of a motion that is so simple yet so complex. And I love the many great friendships that rowing has given me.

Favourite place to race

Henley-on-Thames, England. It is a great racing atmosphere and an even better afterparty.

Hobbies

Videography, reading, cars, environmental sustainability reading, hiking, showering, singing, shower singing, sing showering

Inspirational Quote

"Your achievements in life are only limited by the magnitude of your drive to achieve them." -Unknown


Achievements

Year Event Class Position
2019World Cup 2M8+3rd
World ChampionshipsM8+8th
2018World Cup 3M8+6th
World ChampionshipsM8+8th
2015 World U23 ChampionshipsBM4-3rd
Partners
  • Canadian Olympic Team
  • Government of Canada
  • Canadian Paralympic Committee
  • Own the Podium
  • Canadian Sport Institute
Supporters
  • Concept 2
  • Hudson Boat Works
  • Canadian Diagnostics Centres
  • RegattaCentral
  • Croker
  • Regatta Sport
  • Yamaha Power Equipment
  • Zoono