Andrew Jessop is known for his endurance and determination. In 2013 he and Rob Clarke surprised many by winning the K-2 1000m at the National Team Trials, giving them the opportunity to compete in World Cup events. They attended the inaugural ICF World U23 Championships in Welland where they won the B Final to finish 10th overall. In 2014 he teamed with Brady Reardon and together they posted a seventh place finish in the K-2 1000m at the world championships for his biggest international moment. Jessop had competed at the 2007 World Junior Championships before winning four medals, including two gold, at the 2009 Canada Games.
Family: Father Brian and Angela Jessop… Outside Interests: Graduated from Mount Saint Vincent University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Business Administration… Odds and Ends: Nickname: Jessop… His bright orange kayak is a signature… Has designed unique paintjobs for several of his fellow athletes’ boats…
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
ICF WCh: 2014 – 7th (K-2 1000m), 15th (K-4 1000m)
PAC: 2008 – GOLD (K-2 1000m)
ICF WCh (U23): 2013 – 10th (K-2 1000m)
ICF WCh (junior): 2007 – 20th (K-1 1000m), 14th (K-4 500m)