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Alyce Wood

Alyce Wood (nee Burnett) is an Australian Sprint Kayaker who made her Olympic debut at the 2016 Games. Having grown up on the Sunshine Coast, becoming involved in a water sport was a natural progression for Wood. She began Surf Life Saving at the age of seven and took up Kayaking in 2008 to improve her surf ski paddling. After making her first Junior team in 2009, Wood has gone on to become a World Champion in the K1 1000 and a multiple World Cup medalist. Off the water Alyce holds a Bachelor of Communication and a Master of Business Administration majoring in Public Policy. On top of this Alyce runs a digital marketing business which specialises in implementing successful marketing strategies for small businesses in South East Queensland and is an active member of Maroochydore Surf Life Saving Club.

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