Raoul Larson was born in Katima Mulilo, the furthest most eastern town in Namibia near the border with Zambia and Zimbabwe. He attended the famous Grey College High School in Bloemfontein, an institution which has produced over 50 rugby internationals including 45 Springboks. Larson is the journeyman of Namibian rugby having played for a number of South African franchises , the Free State Cheetahs, Griffons, Mighty Eliphants, Boland Cavaliers, a two year stint in France before joining the SWD Eagles. Larson played three matches for Namibia at the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand and waited another four years before he added to the three caps he won at RWC 2011 when he came off he bench in Namibia’s 39-19 win over Russia in Windhoek. He is busy studying part-time to earn his teaching degree which he will to complete at the end of the year and is currently involved with the George Rugby Academy with former Blitzbok Jeandre Blom. Larson is married and has two boys, aged 2 and 4 respectively.