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 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.