Luuka Jones

New Zealand Olympian: 1051

Luuka Jones has come a long way since becoming New Zealand's first female canoe slalom Olympian in Beijing in 2008.

Having finished 21st that year and 14th in London in 2012, the Tauranga-born K1 paddler heads to her third Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as one of the most consistent performers on the international circuit. She was 11th at last year's world championships and 10th the year before, also finishing eighth-overall in the World Cup standings in 2014.

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Luuka's Games History