Sprint kayaker who has won multiple Olympic medals, including gold in the K-2 500 meters in 2012 and 2016. He won three straight ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in the K-1 4×200 meters from 2009 to 2011.
He began kayaking at age seven and competed with his father at K-2 events.
He was named Spanish Sportsman of the Year by Consejo Superior de Deportes in 2016. He won the reality competition show MasterChef Celebrity in 2017.
He married Celia García, to whom he proposed at the 2012 Olympics. He has a daughter with Garcia named Valentina.
He and Adam Van Koeverden are both Olympic gold medal-winning kayakers.