10 magnificent photos of Canadian fans at Pan Am Games

What Canadian athletes are saying about the crowds at Pan Am Games:

“The first time it was a bit of a shock, it was like ‘oh man!’” – Carmen Whelan, rhythmic gymnastics

Carmen Whelan

Carmen Whelan

Kevin Lytwyn

Kevin Lytwyn

“I can hear people under the water, that is how loud it is” – Dominique Bouchard, swimming silver medallist

Raphaël Gagné

Raphaël Gagné

“Doesn’t matter win or lose I felt like I won for my country.” – Yvette Yong, taekwondo

Equestrian Belinda Trussell

Belinda Trussell

“I couldn’t even hear my music the crowd was going so loud so I was just hoping I was on time with the music.” – Ellie Black, five-time TO2015 medallist

Women's soccer team TO2015 Pan Am Games

Women’s soccer

“It was really insane and incredible” – Philippe Gagné, diving medallist

Crowd wave TO2015 Pan Am Games

“I’m going to remember this crowd. I’m going to remember how many people were behind me.” – Ryan Cochrane, Pan Am swimming champion

Swimming fans TO2015 Toronto Pan Am Games