Victorian Institute of Sport

Danielle Woodward

"Danielle’s silver medal in the K1 slalom in Barcelona was a history-making achievement. The VIS kayaker became the first Australian woman to win an Olympic canoe/kayak medal."

Personal details

VIS Scholarship Holder:
1996 - 2000
VIS Award of Excellence Winner:

Sporting Details

Slalom Canoer:
Women's K-1

Sporting Achievements

2000 Sydney Summer Olympic Games – 8th

1996 Atlanta Summer Olympic Games – 12th

1992 Barcelona Summer Olympic Games - SILVER

15 x Australian National Champion

Coach of the Australian team and Victorian Institute of Sport Coach (1997)

Awarded Order of Australia Medal (2002)

VIS Frank Pyke Achievement Award (2013)