Lisa Carrington is taken by her future husband and partner, Michael Buck. They are already engaged with each other.
New Zealander Lisa Carrington has done it once again. She was able to defend her Olympic gold in the Women’s K-1 200m race in Tokyo as well.
Outside her sports world, Lisa is passionate and greatly values her family.
Who Is Lisa Carrington Partner Or Husband?
Lisa Carrington is engaged to her partner and soon-to-be husband, Michael Buck.
Buck and Carrington supported each other both professionally and personally for so many years. On March 11, 2021, Lisa finally announced her engagement with Michael via her Instagram.
The gold medalist posted a picture with a diamond on her finger at Ōhope in the eastern Bay of Plenty. Similarly, she captioned, “So on another note… We’re engaged”.
Her engagement also put an end to the rumors that Lisa Carrington is gay. We can confirm that her sexuality is straight.
Soon, Lisa Carrington set to get married and be Michael’s wife. However, the official wedding dates are not available yet.
Meet Lisa Carrington Parents And Family
Lisa Carrington was born as the youngest daughter of parents Pat and Glynis Carrington.
A native of Tauranga, New Zealand, she actually grew up in Ōhope. Similarly, her ethnicity is a mix of Te Aitanga-a-Māhaki and Ngāti Porou heritage.
When she was 8, Lisa Carrington and her family moved to around the Ōhope beach area. There, she was inspired by her older brother, Shaun, and Brett, to pursue surfing and Surf Life Saving.
Initially, Lisa was more of a netball player. However, Pat encouraged his daughter to try a career in Kayaking and canoeing.
Eventually, the canoeist finally made her debut in the National Champs in Auckland. Since then, she has been unstoppable.
Now, Lisa Carrington, at 32 years of age, is an Olympic gold medalist.
Lisa Carrington Olympics Journey to Gold
Lisa Carrington paddled her way to the first position in Tokyo Olympics.
She competed in the Women’s K-1 200m event with an impressive time of 38.120 seconds. She was few seconds ahead of Spanish Teresa Portela Rivas.
Nevertheless, this is not the first gold for the Olympian. Lisa Carrington, at 5 feet and 6 inches in height, has already won 2 gold in the same event of the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.
— Olympics (@Olympics) August 3, 2021
With her successful career, Lisa Carrington’s net worth doubtlessly earns handsome net worth. But her actual fortune is under review.
In 2021, Māori Sports Awards 30 in 30 show even named her as the most influential Māori sports personality in the past 30 years.