David Smith

Sport: Rowing
Home Town: Dunfermline, Fife
Lives: Aviemore
Date Of Birth: 21/04/78

David first represented Great Britain at the 2009 Varese International Regatta in the Legs, Trunks and Arms adaptive mixed coxed four (LTAMix4+) where he won gold on both days.  He raced in the same boat class for the Munich World Cup, winning gold.

Dave went on to win gold in the adaptive mixed coxed four at the 2009 World Championships in Poznan; this success was achieved by a crew with two rowers and the cox completely new to World Level rowing this year, David being one of those new members of the Adaptive Squad in 2009.

At the 2011 World Rowing Championships in Bled, Dave won Gold in the LTA mixed coxed four with crewmates Pamela Relph, Naomi Riches, James Roe and (cox), Lily van den Broecke.

In Munich at the first World Cup of 2011, Dave raced in one of two GB LTAMix4+ boats to take gold with Germany in 2nd and the other GB boat taking bronze.

Dave is a keen sportsman as he has previously competed for Great Britain in Karate (1993-1999) and Bobsleigh (2002-2008).

Dave graduated from the University of Bath with a Bachelors Degree in Sports Performance in 2009.