RBC Training Ground awarded their third regional winner of year three in Winnipeg.

Kayden Johnson was awarded top prize at the event that identifies young athletes with Olympic potential through a series of power, speed, strength and endurance-based tests. Several sports organizations took notice of Johnson’s outstanding athletic talent, including Cycling Canada, Bobsleigh Skeleton Canada and Rugby Canada.

 

Kayden Johnson, RBC Training Ground Top Performer Manitoba/Saskatchewan Photo: Kevin Light

 

Originally from Kerrobert, Saskatchewan, 22-year-old Johnson is currently attending York University in Toronto, Ontario. He learned about the program by training in the same facility as 2016 winner Pierce LePage.

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His background in sport varies from Varsity track (hurdles 60m, indoor, 110 outdoor) to football. He also attended the Junior Pan American Cup with Athletics Canada and the World Junior Championships for Football.

 

Kayden Johnson, RBC Training Ground Top Performer Manitoba/Saskatchewan Photo: Kevin Light

 

The next RBC Training Ground final will take place in Toronto, Ontario at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre on June 2nd. Registration for RBC Training Ground and event information for all events is available at RBCTrainingGround.ca