Rachel Seaman made her Olympic Games debut in 2012 and competed in the 20km race walk event, finishing in 52nd place. Seaman qualified for London after shattering the 20km race walk Canadian record and obtaining the Olympic standard with a time of 1:33:05 at an event in April in Naumburg, Germany.
Seaman represented Canada at two World Championships finishing 35th in 2009, and 37th in 2011 and competed in three IAAF World Race Walking Cups with a best-ever finish of 46th in 2012 in Saranski, Russia.
In 2009, Seaman won the World University Games race walk title. Seaman is a four-time Canadian champion (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011) and 2006 silver medallist.
Her husband and coach, Tim Seaman, is a two-time Olympian (2000, 2004).