Dr. Hooper: Former Australian Rower

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Dr. Hooper and The Australian Rowing Team

One of the handy aspects of consulting with Dr. Hooper and The Spinal Centre is that they actually know what they are talking about when it comes to to athletic performance.

Dr. Hooper was a full scholarship athlete of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS), member of the 1992 Olympic rowing squad and rowed domestically with the “Oarsome Foursome”.

He was a multiple Australian Rowing Champion and multiple Victorian Rowing Champion. Warrick was also winner of the prestigious “Kings Cup” the Champion Rowing VIII’s of Australia.

He represented Australia and formed part of the Australian Rowing Team from 1989 to 1991. The Australian Rowing team competed in Austria, Britain, Holland, New Zealand, Switzerland and Germany during these years.

Dr. Hooper stays fit with kayaking, mountain biking, kite surfing and running. He mentors treats numerous athletes across a range of sporting disciplines. Particularly Rowing.

If you are training hard and looking for a performance edge talk to Dr. Hooper as he will understand your specific requirements – whatever your level.


Australian Institue Of Sport


Elite Sporting Background

  • 14 time Victorian State Rowing Champion
  • 9 time Australian National Rowing Champion
  • Winner of the Australian Youth, Senior B and Open Championships
  • Winner of the Australian Kings Cup – fastest crew in Australia
  • Australian University Rowing Champion
  • Awarded a “Full Blue” for Rowing at Monash University
  • Athlete of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) – Canberra
  • Athlete of the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS)
  • Member of the “Oarsome Foursome” – State and National Champions
  • Member of the Australian Olympic Rowing Squad
  • Member of the Australian Rowing Team 1989, 1990, 1991
  • Competitor of the World Rowing Championships 1990 – Placed 8th
  • Competitor of the European Rowing Championships 1990 – Placed 4th
  • Winner of the Trans-Tasman International Series in New Zealand 1989
  • Placed fifth in the 2003 Kayak Murray Marathon
  • Winner of the 2005 Kayak Echuca Mini Marathon
  • Winner of the 2005 Cobram 40 miler Kayak Marathon
  • Winner of the 2005 Red Cross Murray Marathon; open relay.
Dr. Hooper

Dr. Hooper was an original member of the ‘Oarsome Foursome’. Winner of the Victorian and Australian Rowing Championships.