Shaun Rubenstein Olympic canoeist, who represented South Africa at the Olympic Games in Beijing in 2008.
He has been competing internationally at senior level since 2002. As a junior canoeist, Rubenstein competed in all forms of the sport, from sprints to river marathons. He was a member of the South African junior sprint and flat-water marathon teams, competing internationally. His best junior result was at the 2001 World Marathon Champs where he won a bronze medal in the K-1 event.
In 2004, Shaun placed third at the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships in Bergen, Norway. In September 2006, Shaun competed in both the K-1 event, where he won the gold medal, and the K2 event, where he won the silver medal with his partner Shaun Biggs, at the World Marathon Championships in Tremolat,
Shaun holds a BCom degree in Sports Management through the University of Johannesburg and an MBL (Master of Business Leadership) from the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership.