Noa

Kerner

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Varsity
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Waimanalo, Hawaii
High School: Punahou School
Club: Hui Nalo Canoe Club
Major: Structural Engineering
Experience: High School

Bio

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2018-19
IRA All-Academic ... Member of WIRA Championships V8+ Grand Final-winning Varsity 8 boat that earned UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (4/29) honors ... Named the Varsity's Most Improved ... Captured first place with the Varsity 8 crew during UC San Diego's sweep of the Western Sprints ... Competed in the Varsity 8 boat at the IRA National Championship ... Came away with a runner-up finish in the Varsity 8 boat at the San Diego Crew Classic's Men’s Varsity American Specialty Health Cup Final 1, trailing only Purdue.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017-18
Competed with the Third Varsity 8 boat at the IRA National Championship.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii … Competed with Hui Nalu Canoe Club … Led his team to the 2017 kayaking championship and six-man canoe paddling title … Never lost a race in six-man canoe … Named most inspirational player for his kayaking team as a senior.

PERSONAL
Born Nov. 20 in Honolulu, Hawaii … Son of Jackie and Greg Kerner … Structural Engineering at Marshall College ... Plans to become an engineer in Hawaii while pursuing a world championship in Hawaiian canoe paddling and managing an avocado grove after graduating from UC San Diego ... Enjoys playing guitar, surfing, and spending time in hammocks ... Loves the movie Forrest Gump ... Listens to the Red Hot Chili Peppers ... Favorite food is poke bowls.

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