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Athlete profile
Fergus Pragnell

5 World Championships

  • 2011 World Rowing Championships –
    4th men’s eight
  • 2010 World Rowing Championships –
    7th men’s coxless four
  • 2009 World Rowing Championships –
    7th men’s eight
  • 2008 non-Olympic World Championships –
    BRONZE men’s coxed pair
  • 2007 World rowing Championships –
    4th men’s coxed pair

Nickname: Fergi-Bill
Home town: Queanbeyan
Place of residence: Queanbeyan
Occupation: Rowing, barista, lawn-mower
Club: Sydney University Boat Club
Date of birth: 17/09/1985
Height: 196cm
Weight: 93kg
School: Canberra Grammar School
Current coach: Noel Donaldson
Institute/Academy: AIS, NSWIS
Sporting hero: Shane Warne, Jaime Fernandez
Rowing career highlight(s):
* King's Cup 2008
* King's Cup 2009
* King's Cup 2010
Interests: Food, coffee, Fox Sports News, body art, wood chopping
Favourite food: Pizza
Favourite book: Huckleberry Finn, On the Road, Mao’s Last Dancer
Favourite movie: The Rock, Blues Brother
Favourite sporting team: Chicago Bulls and Canberra Raiders in the ‘90s; the Brumbies when Kimo is playing
What would you do if you won $10 million dollars? Buy heaps of properties and a Torana
If I could live anywhere in the world it would be: Ibiza or Paris … or Queanbeyan
When I was growing up I wanted to be a: Fisherman

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